Mentions

TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere — celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global stage. Brookings, SD TEDx invited Deb to speak about the Tour of Empty Buildings – TEDx Brookings (8 minutes)

Visit with Sharon Frerichs, Mayor of Akron, Iowa.  Deb was there for an Embedded Community Experience. This video highlights the events, businesses and highlights since Deb’s visit. (20 minutes)

Developing Resilient Communities: The Idea Friendly Method with Becky McCray, virtual, Limestone Bluffs RC&D, 2021 (52 minutes)

A recap of the SMTulsa presentation in 2018, on Building Possibility. SMTulsa is THE social media and business conference in the heartland, and Deb has spoken the last two years. (52 minutes)

RuralX is a unique rural celebration designed to bring rural champions together from across the region to boost rural economic and community development. Becky and Deb keynoted at the inaugural RuralX and returned the following year to keynote again. Rural X Summit, Closing Keynote (12 minutes)

Deb brought an Embedded Community Experience to Belle Fourche, SD and keynoted at the end of the visit. This short piece is a Belle Fourche, SD Discussion on Creating Workspaces (4 minutes)

RuralX Innovative Rural Business Models (about 30 minutes)

Video Short one and half minute of Empty Buildings Tour

Wisconsin Rural Partners Workshop – Becoming an Idea Friendly Town two hours

Visual Documentation and Graphic Recording

Adams County, Washington invited Deb for an Embedded Community Experience. The final presentation of her findings was help in Ritzville, Washington. The visual documentation of Reviving Rural Downtowns recap of a 2 hour presentation on Solutions for Small Towns, was created by Anne Nelson.

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