Community Ties: Developing social ties in rural Michigan counties (Fall 2007)


Date: Fall 2007

Authors: Becky Roth, Charles Steinfield, Cliff Lampe, Jillian Winn, Kurt DeMaagd, Nicole Ellison, Robert LaRose

Community Ties was a multi-year program that aims to forge new social ties among youth, local entrepreneurs and other professionals through online social networking and community development activities. This project was supported by the National Research Initiative of the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, USDA, Grant # 2008-55401-04592 and Kellogg Foundation grants.

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