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Copyright 2012 Black Belt Justice Center. All rights reserved.

Black Belt Justice Center is a 501(c)3 organization.

EIN/Tax ID # 45-4441783

The Black Belt Justice Center

was awarded the 2013 National Day of Service Award by Essence Magazine.


OUR WORK

The work of the BBJC is divided into three focus areas: Legal Services, Research and Policy, and Community Education and Engagement. The BBJC works throughout the historic Black Belt region of the southern United States.

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OUR PURPOSE

The Black Belt Justice Center (BBJC) is a legal and advocacy nonprofit organization that serves African American farmers, landowners, and communities in the Black Belt region in efforts to retain and increase landownership; to create sustainable land-based cooperatives and entrepreneurial businesses; and to ensure intergenerational and community wealth.

In 1910, African Americans collectively owned over 15 million acres of rural land, compared to current figures of less than 2 million acres.

PROTECTING FAMILY LAND

CREATING LIVELIHOODS

CULTIVATING COMMUNITY WEALTH

			
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Copyright 2012 Black Belt Justice Center. All rights reserved.

Black Belt Justice Center is a 501(c)3 organization.

EIN/Tax ID # 45-4441783