Available for Speaking Engagements Available for Technical Assistance Available for Board Position
Cornelius Blanding Director of Field Operations & Special Projects Phone: (404) 765-0991 Email expert Federation of Southern Cooperatives 2769 Church St. East Point, GA 30344 
Type of Asset Work Policy advocate/policymaker, Community Practitioner Area(s) of Expertise Business/microenterprise, Land, Workforce development/access to good jobs, Other Specific Population Focus African Americans Resume
Cornelius Blanding has been working in cooperative and community based economic development for over 11 years. He currently serves as the Director of Field Operations & Special Projects for the Federation of Southern Cooperatives. Cornelius is responsible for the Federation's disaster relief & recovery efforts and asset building initiatives on the Gulf Coast. The Federation's approach to asset building in rural, African American communities is via cooperative and credit union development as well as land retention strategies.