The roundtables on rural opioid misuse began with one on March 14 in Pennsylvania, and will continue into the summer with the following schedule:
- April 11 in Utah
- May 9 in Kentucky
- June 6 in Oklahoma
- July 11 in Maine
The regional listening sessions on the shortage of rural STEM access kicked off with a session on March 20 in Coalinga, California, and will continue as follows:
- March 22 in Macon, Georgia, at Middle Georgia Regional Commission
- April 3 in Champaign, Illinois and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- April 4 in Hudson, New York, at Columbia-Greene Community College
The listening sessions will discuss both the lack of access to STEM education in rural areas and discuss ways the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program can help address it.
If you are interested in attending a session, email DLTinfo@wdc.usda.gov.