The Delta Cultural Center (DCC) announces the location change of the Community Economic Development Summit presented by Arkansas Land & Community Development Corporation (ALCDC) being held Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Temple Beth El, 406 Perry St. Helena, Arkansas. Registration for the Summit begins at 9:30 a.m. and the opening session will start at 10 a.m. ALCDC & DDC regret any inconvenience the previous Press Release may have caused.

One the past 37 years, ALCDC’s program services delivery has been dedicated toward supporting equal access and services delivery to economically challenged rural communities.

ALCDC’s successful programmatic approaches have experienced many successes in housing and economic development, family farm retention and youth services. ALCDC’s vision and commitment, along with partnership, supporters, and friends continue our progress for addressing the many challenges and needs for the underserved and underprivileged in rural areas.

Representing from United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Service, Farm Service Agency and Rural Development will present on their available services.

Topics Addressed & Covered at Summit:

* ALCDC’s New & Beginning Farmers & Ranchers (Veterans) Program for Growers & Ranchers Program.

*Micro-Urban Farming.

*Conservation Risk Management Practices for Limited Resource & Historically Underserved Farmers, Ranchers & Landowners.

*Equality and Equity Resource Opportunities for Heir Property.

Participants who may want to meet on an individual basis regarding our Beginning Farmers & Ranchers Program, Heir property and technical production practices may engage immediately after the Summit for One-on-One Consultations with ALCDC staff. If you have additional questions, please contact Mary Harris or Mykela Sparkman at 870-734-3005. This year’s Summit has been designed very specifically to you and your farming, ranching and community economic development needs. We urge you to attend and take advantage of this opportunity on Thursday, April 19 at 9:30 a.m.