During Day 3 of the Rural Policy Twitter Conference three contributions were shared from researchers focused on the digital divide (Ashleigh Weeden and Wayne Kelly), barriers for newcomers to access recreation services for children (Niva Shrestha), and the role of rural community leaders (Norm Ragetlie and Lissel Hernandez Gongora). Check out the Twitter presentations below:
1/5 #ICRPS2021 Digital divides are plural! Barriers to accessing financial capital & human capacity required to address digital deficits layer digitally-mediated injustices over deep, persistent, systemic socioeconomic inequalities in both rural & urban areas alike / @wkruraldev pic.twitter.com/JJwiGGv5Rz
— Ashleigh Weeden (@ashleighweeden) June 17, 2021
1/5 #ICRPS2021 Havin’ fin sup 2 participate in rec act. for #LICO fam not enough. Lang. barrier makes it hard to read. Promotion of #multilingual docs thru schls reach more audience. #inclusion #recreation @UGDSB @WellingtonCath @ChildrensFdnGWhttps://t.co/DDEkSl4COx pic.twitter.com/DX4olUHV6G
— Niva Shrestha (@NivaShresthaz) June 17, 2021
1/5 Many rural challenges are long-term and complex. Addressing complex problems demands collaboration and innovation.
— Rural ON Institute (@ROInstitute) June 17, 2021
The Rural Policy Twitter conference continues until June 18. You can follow the presentations through the #icrps2021 hashtag. The Rural Policy Twitter conference is hosted by the International Comparative Rural Policy Consortium (ICRPS). Learn more about ICRPS at www.icrps.org.