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Family-Land and Love Amidst Extraction: Perspectives on Heirs' Property in Eastern Kentucky (PowerPoint Slides)

For the Racial Wealth Gap, Persistent Poverty, and Heirs’ Property: Analysis, Connections, and Solutions Project

Family-Land and Love Amidst Extraction: Perspectives on Heirs' Property in Eastern Kentucky  (PowerPoint Slides)

This report engages Objective Two of a larger collaborative project led by the Southern Rural Development Center/Mississippi State University in collaboration with Cassandra Johnson Gaither (Southern Research Office, Research Social Scientist, US Forest Service), Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation, Dr. Cassandra Gaither Johnson led the team focusing on Objective Two. It was funded by the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, through a subaward from the US Forest Service to LiKEN. The objective of this study is to determine how heirs’ property owners (HPOs) and their communities understand their own personal and communal wealth and their perceptions of opportunities and barriers to building wealth in general, and the impact of heirs’ property in particular.

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