USDA Arizona Community Prosperity Virtual Summit

Hosted by The University of Arizona's HSI Initiatives Office and RII



2 to 6 a.m., Sept. 3, 2020




USDA’s Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE) develops and maintains partnerships focused on solutions to challenges facing rural and underserved communities in the United States, and connects those communities to the education, tools, and resources available to them through U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs and initiatives.

The USDA Arizona Community Prosperity Virtual Summit is an event designed to foster hope and opportunity, asset building, and wealth creation in communities with a bottom-up locally driven effort that leverage best practices, models, existing resources, programs and initiatives to empower and assist communities in addressing specific needs and capacity-building opportunities. The summit will convene local, state, federal, Hispanic Serving Institutions, land-grant colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, faith-based leaders, veterans, youth organizations, and other strategic partners to:

• Assist communities in the development of local prosperity councils, create wealth and build assets

• Illustrate successful practices for developing key partnerships

• Connect attendees to USDA and other relevant federal programs

• Model success for communities and future generations of communities

                      * This event aligns with the Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Report 


Registration Required 

Registration for the general session is open however, breakout rooms are closed. For additional information on the event please contact

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