The Minnesota Rural-Urban Exchange (MN RUX) began with its first cohort in 2022, sharing the model established by the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange since its founding in 2014. The external MN RUX website provides more information about the program and its founding, in addition to information about upcoming gatherings. You can also learn more about the individuals making up the 24-member cohort and the MN RUX Steering Committee.

You can also sign up for the MN RUX newsletter through this external site to stay in-the-know about the next cohort application process and deadlines.

Rural-Urban Exchange

A nationally-celebrated creative leadership program using place-based cultural exchange to develop the skills, networks, and capacity of rural and urban leaders to bridge divides and make change.

Rural-Urban Exchange