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.
Southwest Arkansas Small Farm Conference
"Gateway to Building Economic Opportunities in a Rapidly Changing World"
March 20, 2015 Time: 8:30 a.m.
Registration 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is requested by March 18 to help with conference planning, however it is not required to attend the conference.
No registration fee. Lunch will be provided.
For registration, exhibit space or additional information, please call:
Phone: (903) 280-8471 / Fax: (870) 898-2908
University of Arkansas Community College
Hope Hempstead Hall
2500 S. Main Street
Hope, Arkansas 71802