Matt Hildreth is the Executive Director of RuralOrganizing.org. He grew up on a small farm in eastern South Dakota and is a graduate of Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota where he studied Philosophy and Communications. He earned a Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication from the University of Iowa and holds an Executive Education Certificate from Harvard University’s Leadership, Organizing and Action program.
This week, Mighty Popular, a recently formed bluegrass supergroup featuring Andrew Marlin from Watchhouse, Noam Pikelny, and Chris Eldridge from Punch Brothers, Greg Garrison of Leftover Salmon, and Alex Hargreaves, announced their debut...
While often missed by the traditional media, there is a growing group of us in rural America who refuse to let our communities die without a fight. And after two long years, we've just had our first billion-dollar breakthrough.