Suzanne Anarde

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Suzanne Anarde is a vice president at Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and director of Rural LISC.
Community Development Field

Small Numbers, Great Expectations: A Case for Rural Investment

“Drop dead” wasn’t an acceptable answer to urban decay in the 1970s. And it isn’t the right answer for struggling rural areas today.

A man helps put together solar-powered generators in rural Puerto Rico.
Community Development Field

The Rural Difference in Natural Disasters

There are distinct differences between natural disaster response and recovery in rural and urban communities. How can community-based organizations better respond to disasters and help rural communities prepare before disaster strikes?