The Center for Rural Strategies, a Rural People Rural Policy grantee, is featured in the March 4, 2004 New York Times. The Center for Rural Strategies has helped organize opposition to the a proposed new reality series on the UPN that would put Amish teenagers in a big city. Dee Davis, the president of Rural Strategies is quoted in the article: “Once again Viacom has created a reality show where rural people were going to be these curios,” Mr. Davis said. “Viacom’s got plenty of ways to make money without ridiculing rural people.”
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