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FLAG is proud to share the news that Senior Staff Attorney Hli Xyooj was just named one of only 14 Best Under 40 Lawyers by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Hli is being recognized for her years of providing legal services and a wide range of technical support to small-scale and underrepresented farmers, many […]
Did you know that FLAG’s Senior Staff Attorney Hli Xyooj is a Food Champion? Hli Xyooj (pronounced “lee zhung”), who served on the steering committee for the Minnesota Food Charter, says this about her work: “As I assist people with their farm and legal issues, I’m also helping them to navigate poverty issues at the […]
One of the strange and frustrating aspects of working with struggling farmers is that farmers can seem nearly invisible. In fact, all rural residents can seem to disappear in this society. Rural residents in the United States live in a variety of climates and geographies, and encompass virtually every racial and ethnic group one can […]
Federal agencies are required to create policies and procedures to ensure that persons with limited English proficiency have meaningful access to their programs and activities. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced plans to improve their assistance to LEP farmers and ranchers in accessing Farm Service Agency (FSA) information, programs, and services. The […]