It can be difficult to find a job in rural New Mexico. For people who want to stay in their community, remote work is now a viable option but it requires a high speed internet connection.
Digital Works provides the support and training for the SoloWorks program in Cibola County. It’s not only helping families stay in the places they love but it’s expanding the tax base for a remote area of the country.
This story is part of the “State of Change” project. Leah Todd from the Solutions Journalism Network worked with us on this report. You can read her print story online: In small towns, a way to make remote work, work.