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SMHA published Plantation Portraits: Women of the Louisiana Cane Fields in celebration of the courage and strength of women farm workers...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

The plight of sugar cane workers and SMHA’s determination to help the workers “help themselves,” was the topic of...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

SMHA won a favorable US Supreme Court decision in the “Itinerant Workers Law” case. SMHA filed suit against the...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

CBS broadcast a “60 Minutes” documentary with Morley Safer on the work of SMHA on sugar cane plantations, revealing...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

Federal District court issued a landmark decision in the Freeman vs.   Butz case where the wages of farm...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

SMHA started adult basic education and job training with culturally adapted materials for plantation workers. A graduate went on...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

SMHA began self-help, low-income housing efforts, including the first neighborhood association called “Rabbit Hill” in Abbeville, Louisiana. From SMHA’s...

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By: admin On: January 18, 2018 In:

A multiplicity of factors were at the origin of Southern Mutual Help Association in the Summer of 1969. These...

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