New Generation Partnerships Success Stories

The following list describe the Youth Engagement System and our work with youth and people attraction in rural communities across the country.


Barry County, Mich., community leader Bonnie Hildreth explains in this video how the Center and HomeTown Partnership (Barry County's version of HomeTown Competitiveness) has collaborated and strengthened the region's economic development work.


Brookfield, Missouri was in crisis mode, but through work with the Center for Rural Entreprenership, the County developed a successful economic development plan.


Nicole Sedlacek, executive director at Holt County Economic Development in Nebraska, talks in this video how she and community leaders used the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship and HomeTown Competitiveness work to bring youth and adults together in the area to inspire positive changes.

Queensland, Australia

Operation Next Gen is a rural Queensland, Australia youth and entrepreneur focused initiative that Craig Schroeder has assisted with for the past year by conducting a youth survey and training Kerry Anderson, the person who produced this video, on the HTC framework.