Category: Awards

  • Posted on September 24, 2015

    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 […]

  • Posted on September 1, 2015

    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 […]

  • Posted on December 15, 2014

    Click link to read: Susan Stokes receives Minnesota Justice Foundation Award

  • Posted on November 12, 2014

    Please join us in congratulating FLAG Senior Staff Attorney and Deputy Director Stephen Carpenter, who recently received the 2014 Excellence in Agricultural Law Award from the American Agricultural Law Association at their annual conference. Stephen says he is “honored to be chosen by his peers” for this prestigious award.

  • Posted on January 5, 2014

    Star Tribune Op-Ed by Ly Vang and Susan E. Stokes Ly Vang was Executive Director of the former Association for the Advancement of Hmong Women in Minnesota (AAHWM); and Susan E. Stokes is an attorney and Executive Director of Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG). If you walk through the emerging bounty of your local farmers’ market […]

  • Posted on January 4, 2014

    Click to open link: Thanks ltr from Mayor Chris Coleman

  • Posted on January 3, 2014

    Click link to view award: Farm Aid – FLAG Certificate of Honor

  • Posted on January 3, 2014

    Click here to read: Walter Mondale letter to Susan Stokes – FLAG’s 20th Anniversary

  • Posted on November 7, 2013

    This video highlights some of the obstacles immigrant farmers face, and FLAG’s work to help them overcome those obstacles. The work illustrated in this video was made possible by the Northwest Area Foundation and the Legal Services Advisory Commission.  FLAG 2013 Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Award Video

  • Posted on October 30, 2013

    St. Paul, Minn. – Farmers’ Legal Action Group (FLAG) was honored at the 2013 Minnesota Nonprofit Mission and Excellence Awards event, sponsored by MAP for Nonprofits and the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN), as part of the MCN’s annual conference in Duluth on October 25. FLAG, a nonprofit law center based in St. Paul since 1986, […]

Farmers' Legal Action Group is a nonprofit law center dedicated to providing legal services and support to family farmers and their communities in order to help keep family farmers on the land.