On Wednesday, May 11th, USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small and Economic Development Administration (EDA) Assistant Secretary Alejandra Y. Castillo unveiled a joint resource guide “to help community organizations access USDA and EDA resources to build strategies to boost economic development in rural America.” The resource guide outlines programs and services that can be used to advance community and economic development in rural communities through four key focus areas: planning and technical assistance; infrastructure and broadband expansion; entrepreneurship and business assistance; and workforce development and livability.