Ogallala Commons

Ogallala Commons

Ogallala Commons is a nonprofit resource development network whose activities are focused on the region of the U.S. overlying the High Plains-Ogallala Aquifer, covering about 174,000 square miles (451,000 km2) across parts of eight Great Plains states. This outreach of the organization extends along the north-south axis of U.S. Highway 385 and the 102 Meridian…but also west to the Rocky Mountain foothills, and east to the prairies of the Midwest.

A major program that Ogallala Commons offers to re-invigorate the region’s commonwealth is its Community Internship Program. Ogallala Commons collaborates with communities, businesses, and institution partners to create community-based internships. These internships inspire youth and adults to consider “coming back” to their communities one day... with exposure to experiences and tools interns can use to build entrepreneurial careers that fit rural areas. Over 8-week or six-month periods, interns complete projects or carry out civic activities that build capacity for communities. At the same time, interns to gain skills and build knowledge that enhances their career development and choices.



A Region Reforming…The Philosopsy, Definition, and Brief History of Ogallala Commons;Darryl Birkenfeld, Ph.D; 2009


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