This section of the site contains news, human insterest stories, and discussions concerning the concept of “Brain Drain” or Population Loss of many rural communities. Texas is not the only State suffering from a migration of people from rural areas to major urban centers There are no simple solutions to solving the issues, in fact they are complicated and need to have the input from multiple disciplines and groups in order to help revitalize rural Texas and America.
For years, rural areas across the country have seen a fluctuation in population. According to Dr. Kenneth M. Johnson, Professor of Sociology at Loyola University-Chicago, there are migration streams going both ways from rural to urban and urban to rural. … Continue reading →