Welcome To Silas H. Hunt Community Development Corp
Silas Herbert Hunt - "The Father of Equal Opportunity in Higher Education" Born in Red Bluff, Arkansas in Little River County, Silas H. Hunt was a pioneer in advancing the rights of African Americans to receive a quality education, a champion for the rights of African Americans to enter academic institutions fo their choice regardless of race, color or class. February 2, 1948, Silas Herbert Hunt was the first African American to enter the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
A 501 (C ) 3 Public Non-Profit Organization, serving eleven southwest Arkansas Counties (Clark, Columbia, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Sevier and Bowie County Texas.
Small Farm Outreach Program: Silas H. Hunt CDC work in partnership with the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff – Small Farm Outreach Program and the U S Department of Agriculture providing land based community economic development opportunities to farmers and ranchers residing in eleven Southwest Arkansas Counties. Educational programs addressing issues such as: farm ownership, risk management, alternative farming enterprises, marketing, weed control, pasture management, legal issues and other agriculture related educational programs and services.