On Thursday, August 15, 2019 Everything Co-op host Vernon Oakes, and co-producer RL Condra hosted the show live from the Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund’s 52nd Annual Meeting.
Vernon Oakes discusses the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Federation of Southern Co-operatives with the Executive Director, Cornelius Blanding, and RL Condra and Vernon discuss the history of Everything Co-op, and the most memorable lessons, and guests of the show.
Vernon and Cornelius also discussed the upcoming events of the three-day annual meeting, including the Estelle Witherspoon Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony. This year the Federation honored Rev. Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. This award is given in memory of Estelle Witherspoon, a woman whose dedication to the advancement of her community and to all humanity epitomizes the true spirit of community and cooperation..
Highlights of the upcoming workshops, round-table discussions, and networking programs, scheduled to take place at the Federation’s Rural Training and Research Center in Epes, Alabama on August 16 and 17 were also discussed.
Don’t miss this insightful conversation!