Rural Community Alliance 

Candace is from the small Delta town of Elaine, Arkansas. Before working for Rural Community Alliance, she worked for USDA Delta Obesity Prevention Research Unit where her work encompassed evaluating the role of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in preventing obesity in the Lower Mississippi Delta region. She holds a degree in Family and Consumer Science from the University of Central Arkansas and is a 2017 graduate of the Community Development Institute (CDI)-Central.