LISTEN: Experts discuss next generation of western rural voices in latest ‘Out West’ podcast

The Next Generation of Rural, the latest episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, explores how rural youth can shape their communities for decades to come.

Join WGA Policy Advisor Laura Cutlip as she highlights the importance of listening to young people during the economic development process. Guests include Megan Laudenshlager, Executive Director of Strengthen North Dakota; Ben Thomas, Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps; and Kevin Leier, a teacher at Rugby High School in Pierce County, North Dakota.

This episode continues our series on Reimagining the Rural West, the Chairman’s Initiative of WGA Chair and North Dakota GovDoug Burgum, which is examining challenges and opportunities in rural economic development, infrastructure and quality of life in the West.

To listen, click the embedded player below, or visit PodbeanOut West is also available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

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