Honoring the People Making a Rural Difference

2021 Community Stars!

The 2021 Community Stars have been nominated based on the following criteria:

1. Innovative

Cultivates a vital, innovative rural health landscape and infrastructure 

2. Demonstrates Leadership

Develops leadership capacity to grow rural population health and health equity  

3. Grows Rural Programs

Builds capacity for rural data-driven program planning and decision making 

4. Mission-driven

Contributes to rural health innovation, education, collaboration, and communication  

2021 community stars

Nominations Now Closed

Community Star nominations were accepted until 8:00pm Central Time on August 2, 2021. The nomination period has now closed, and no additional submissions will be considered. If you do not receive a confirmation of your nomination via e-mail, please check your spam folder.

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