USDA has announced the 12 members of the new Equity Commission Subcommittee on Rural Community Economic Development. That group includes Cheryal Hills, who leads Minnesota’s Region Five Development Commission, and Lakota Vogel, who the executive director of the Four Bands Community Fund in South Dakota. The RCED Subcommittee will provide recommendations for the Agriculture Department to address concerns about rural development, poverty and underserved communities.
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