Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc. Visit our website: www.swgaproject.com Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc. (SWGP) was founded in 1961 by civil rights leaders Charles and Shirley Sherrod.
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SWGP is a grassroots, community based organization that has many programmatic components that empowers vulnerable populations and communities to address key challenges in southwest Georgia. A few of the programmatic components include:
● Supporting socially disadvantaged and family farms (specifically women, new and beginning, socially disadvantaged, and veterans),
● Empowering women, children and families
● Ensuring equity and social justice for communities of color in southwest Georgia.

Operating as usual

The Dougherty County Health Department has announced  that  Saturday , February 27, 2021, will be open for vaccinate tho...
02/25/2021

The Dougherty County Health Department has announced that Saturday , February 27, 2021, will be open for vaccinate those who qualify to receive their #COVID19 #vaccination. Appointments are mandatory, to schedule an appointment call 229-352-6567.

Greetings to all, We invite you to join us A: Farmers Peer to Peer Listening Session Listen to farmers tell their storie...
02/22/2021

Greetings to all, We invite you to join us

A: Farmers Peer to Peer Listening Session
Listen to farmers tell their stories

Come Zoom with us......
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When: Feb 25, 2021, 10:00 AM Eastern Time to 12PM,` (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkcO-orD0tHdVLpDw8Ch5phu4iJBjymnNm

Please contact us if you have any problems or questions.
LaShonbria Ellerbee
Karen J. Lawrence

01/04/2021
Showing up and showing out in unity and solidity.How will you showing up on Jan.5.? #ShowUpAndVote
01/01/2021

Showing up and showing out in unity and solidity.
How will you showing up on Jan.5.? #ShowUpAndVote

01/01/2021
Get Out and Vote Jan 5.

Organizer Spotlight : Today we highlight one of our own organizers, Portia Jones a trailblazer and power house from Shellman Georgia. Portia is not only staying in the fight to secure access to her vote but she is staying in the fight to secure access for others by calling attention to the flaws in the system. How will you show up on Jan .5?

01/01/2021

Young voices canvassing in rural communities across southwest Georgia, throwing down with SWGP! Get out to vote on Jan. 5 and stand let us hear you voice.

Much success with our Voter Registration Drive. Your VOTE 🗳 counts. Go VOTE 🗳 Today
12/30/2020

Much success with our Voter Registration Drive.
Your VOTE 🗳 counts. Go VOTE 🗳 Today

Support our Local FarmersIf farm fresh greens by the bunch are what you are looking for, then HUCABUCK Farms is the plac...
12/17/2020

Support our Local Farmers
If farm fresh greens by the bunch are what you are looking for, then HUCABUCK Farms is the place for you. These greens are locally grown on Countyline Rd.

Collards, Turnips, Mustards, and Cabbages

Greens are $5. per bunch
Cabbage are $3 $ $4 a head

Contact: Jerry Adams - 229-296-0682
SWGA Project - 229-430-9870

If you are looking for fresh Georgia Grown Collard Greens, look no further than Hayes Brothers Farm in Rebeca, GA.  We h...
12/17/2020

If you are looking for fresh Georgia Grown Collard Greens, look no further than Hayes Brothers Farm in Rebeca, GA. We have 40 acres and are ready to sell to you. By the truck load.
Contact Jim Hayes @ 229-429-8823
SWGAP @ 229-430-9870

SEASON GREETINGS

A beautiful day in unity and solidarity. Bring voting resources to the Grady Co. community!
12/12/2020

A beautiful day in unity and solidarity. Bring voting resources to the Grady Co. community!

12/12/2020

Voter Education Summit @ Holden Park in Cairo ,Ga, Come out!

running late? Never fear there is still time to register to vote, Online. Today (Dec.7) is the last day. Make sure you g...
12/07/2020
Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education - Register to Vote – Clean and Prosperous America

running late? Never fear there is still time to register to vote, Online. Today (Dec.7) is the last day. Make sure you get registered .

https://cleanprosperousamerica.org/project/southwest-georgia-project-for-community-education-register-to-vote/

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education Register to Vote CaPA will not call, email, or text you at any time nor share your information with any 3rd party even though it says we will in the standardized Vote.org registration tool disclaimer. Read CaPA’s privacy agreement here. You will re...

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.
12/02/2020

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.
12/01/2020

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.

12/01/2020
11/27/2020
11/14/2020

With all eyes on Georgia,join The Southwest Georgia Project as Shirley Sherrod, Amber Bell and Jessica King deep dive into discussion on important lessons from the past that are essential to shaping the focus of future for get out the vote work looking forward and pertinent information information about voting in today’s election.

ALBANY SOULS TO THE POLLS!Come out on Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 12PM - 2PMat 701 E Broad Ave., Albany, GAJoin us as...
10/23/2020

ALBANY SOULS TO THE POLLS!

Come out on Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 12PM - 2PM
at 701 E Broad Ave., Albany, GA

Join us as we rally together for a great time in unity!
Rides to the polls will be provided along with lunch, and live music entertainment. Don't miss this opportunity to take advantage of the FOOD, FUN, ENTERTAINMENT, AND FREE RIDES TO THE POLLS to participate in early voting.

This event is bought to you by the Working Families Organization in collaboration with:

-Southwest Georgia Project
-The Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda
-9 to 5
-Albany Voters Coalition
-Georgia Stand Up
-Georgia Music Association
-Black Voters Matter
-Southerners on New Ground (SONG)

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.
10/19/2020

Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc.

FARM MANAGEMENT
Planning your farming project

FREE ZOOM TRAINING




Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1pm
ZOOM Information
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrc-ypqzgtEtYfFQ0fQ8GyKkk0xqmVbGxS
Let’s get Started
Speaker:
James Morgan, UGA Extension Agent
Managing Your Farming Operation
Vince Ramsey, Co-Owner, Green Fields Forever
An all-natural and organic fertilizer and pesticides distributer

Contact: Karen J. Lawrence or LaShomberia Ellerbe, Ag Specialist - 229-430-987

FARM MANAGEMENTPlanning your farming project              FREE ZOOM TRAINING            Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1p...
10/19/2020

FARM MANAGEMENT
Planning your farming project

FREE ZOOM TRAINING




Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1pm
ZOOM Information
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrc-ypqzgtEtYfFQ0fQ8GyKkk0xqmVbGxS
Let’s get Started
Speaker:
James Morgan, UGA Extension Agent
Managing Your Farming Operation
Vince Ramsey, Co-Owner, Green Fields Forever
An all-natural and organic fertilizer and pesticides distributer

Contact: Karen J. Lawrence or LaShomberia Ellerbe, Ag Specialist - 229-430-987

09/29/2020

CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE! CENSUS 2020! REGISTER TO VOTE!

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” -Martin Luther King Jr.

#GetCounted #BeHeard

09/24/2020

Loaded with CRAWFISH, CATFISH, SHRIMP, ONIONS, PEPPERS, MUSHROOMS, ETC. #TAILOREDTATERZ #AlbanyGa #FOODPORN #WUTU #LIVEREMOTE

The City of Albany
09/17/2020

The City of Albany

The Emergency Operations Center phone line is open and available for you to report damage or any other non-emergency occurrences. The EOC number is 229-302-1900. Call 911 for emergencies.

🗣 Muscadine U-Pick Every Friday & Saturday 801 Old Pretoria Rd. 9 AM - 12 PM ‼️
08/28/2020

🗣 Muscadine U-Pick
Every Friday & Saturday
801 Old Pretoria Rd.
9 AM - 12 PM ‼️

There’s No Place Like Home: Shared Equity Housing a Scalable Solution for Communities of Color
08/24/2020
There’s No Place Like Home: Shared Equity Housing a Scalable Solution for Communities of Color

There’s No Place Like Home: Shared Equity Housing a Scalable Solution for Communities of Color

There’s No Place Like Home: Shared Equity Housing a Scalable Solution for Communities of Color Grounded Solutions Network recently spoke with national housing equity and economic justice experts for a weekly interview series to discuss the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on Black and Latinx neighborho...

Southwest Georgia Project For Community Education, Inc. has joined Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital to bring awareness to...
08/20/2020

Southwest Georgia Project For Community Education, Inc. has joined Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital to bring awareness to the impending census and the upcoming election through the month of August, September & October on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 AM-2PM. Get Registered! Get Counted! Get Informed!

07/28/2020

Today is National Vote by Mail Day!! Get your application for an absentee ballot today! We have them and will mail them to you. Call us (229)430-9870

Dougherty County School System
07/28/2020

Dougherty County School System

P-EBT: You can now apply for additional food benefits due to the pandemic by visiting https://dfcs.georgia.gov/pandemic-electronic-benefit-transfer You will need your child's testing identification number for the application. This information can be found in the Parent Portal (Infinite Campus) on their all terms report card. This information will only be visible in our system through August 9th.

BTW - If you don't have an Infinite Campus account you will need to set up one to get this information. Make sure your contact information is up to date for DFCS to cross-reference. For more info on how to set up your IC account use this link:
https://campus.docoschools.org/campus/portal/parents/dougherty.jsp

07/27/2020

Apply now for an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. We have applications, please contact us today and we'll send it to you!

Albany Counts/ Southwest Georgia Counts! Complete the Census Today, NEEEOOOOOOWWWWWW #Census2020 https://2020census.gov/...
07/22/2020
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Albany Counts/ Southwest Georgia Counts! Complete the Census Today, NEEEOOOOOOWWWWWW #Census2020 https://2020census.gov/en.html

Learn about the 2020 Census - how to respond, and why it matters. Shape your future. START HERE.

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1216 Dawson Rd, Ste 108
Albany, GA
31707

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(229) 430-9870

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Enlistees and military families from Georgia can vote, wherever they're serving! Please contact friends and family in service today! They need to mail ballots back home right away. (They must be postmarked by 1/5 AND received by three days after election.)
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Southwest Georgia Project empowering community leaders one leader at a time, in times of need.
!!! please read!!! Starting a program that takes veterans on hog hunts to give back not only to vets but to farmers as well ..wild hog cause millions of dollars in damage every year ,we are looking for landowners/farmers who will allow access to their property no more then 3 veterans at a time will hunt the land at one time ..at the end of the year landowners and farmers that participate will be given a plaque with the names of the veterans that they have helped.. we will take all legal and personal liability and provide wavers ,if you are a landowner and or farmer and would like to help us out feel free to comment or email me or text 9047636341
TOWN HALL MEETING We invite Albany and surrounding counties to come out and let your voice be heard, it your time to talk with Law makers and community leaders. June 26, 2018 from 2pm - 5pm at Albany State University west campus. Call 229-430-9870 for more information.