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Community Development

The mission of Purdue Extension Community Development is to strengthen the capacity of local leaders, residents, businesses, and organizations to build resilient, inclusive and sustainable communities through research-based resources and processes.

Purdue Extension Community Development offers educational programming and conducts applied research in four thematic areas:

  • Community Economics & Workforce Development
  • Community Health
  • Community Planning
  • Leadership & Civic Engagement

For more information about Community Development in Lake County contact:

Jose Valtierra, Extension Educator - Community Development | jvaltier@purdue.edu

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