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Black Land Loss


Fighting To Save Black
-Owned Land Since 1967 With Cooperatives
Update: July 4, 2018

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ABOUT COOPERATIVES

Co-ops are the best people development
institutions you can have....

Ray Marshall 1992

ARTICLES ON COOPERATIVES

Impact of Cooperatives on the
United States Economy


How Successful Cooperative Economic Models Can
Work Wonderfully


Early History of Cooperatives
in
Black America
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How to Start a Cooperative and
Cooperative Marketing


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Federation History
Hearing from Wendell Paris
Federation (2009)

 

ON-GOING ISSUES

2012 Census of Agriculture
Information

2017 Agriculture Census Upcoming
Farmers should sign up for census forms

Black Farmer Census Information
in the following states:


Alabama
Georgia
Mississippi
South Carolina

 

ABOUT BLACK FARMERS

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Black Farmers:
Historical Studies and information
about the
Black Farmer Lawsuit


Ralph Paige
former Executive Director
of the Federation/LAF
dies at 74
on June 28, 2018

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Please click here to read a short summary of his remarkable history

Arrangement details for
Mr. Ralph Paige’s homegoing service

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The wake will be held at the Warren Temple United Methodist Church - 416 E Depot St, LaGrange, GA 30241 from 6-8pm(EST)

Friday, July 6, 2018
The homegoing service will be held at New Community Church - 1200 S Davis Rd, LaGrange, GA 30241
at 11:00 am

The Interment will be held at Restlawn Memorial Gardens located at 2098 Mooty Bridge Rd, LaGrange, GA 30240

Flowers can be sent to: West Georgia Mortuary: 1408 Hamilton Road, LaGrange, GA 30240
Please keep the Paige family in your thoughts and prayers


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Click here for 2017 Annual Report

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News

MAY 2018
Our Capital Campaign

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December 2017

Federation/LAF Partners with Farm Aid
to Provide Disaster Relief for Family Farmers in Texas and the US Virgin Islands Affected by Hurricanes

A Successful and Historic Co-op Federation Supporting Black Farmers Turns 50

Kentucky State University director to receive
USDA Excellence in Extension award

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Louis Rivers

Black Farmers Org Still Stands
50 Years Later

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July 2017

Federation/LAF Signs MOU with
USDA Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Establishes Regional Heirs Property and Mediation Center

May 2017

Job Announcements
at the Federation

Adminstrative Assistant

Forestry Outreach Specialist

April 2017

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"In the Field with Farmer Ben Burkett"

March 2017

Click here for video of the Federation's Urban Agriculture work in Birmingham, Alabama
"Heathy Food Options in the City"

John & Carol Zippert honored with induction
into "Co-op Hall of Fame"

Rainge Tapped to Lead 'Land Retention and Advocacy' for the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/
Land Assistance Fund


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