Robeson County Cooperative for Sustainable Development

About the Rob. Co. Cooperative

for Sustainable Development


The mission of the Robeson County Cooperative (aka - Co-op) for Sustainable Development (RCCSD) is to protect the quality of rural life in Robeson County and Southeastern NC and promote responsible and creative solutions that Improve the lives of all our people and the places we live. The Coop fulfills this mission through: (1) building an inclusive, community-based and multiracial, organizational base in the four-county region of Robeson, Scotland, Hoke, and Richmond Counties; and (2) advancing environmental, climate, energy, and social justice and sustainable development.

The Coop sponsors educational, organizing, advocacy, systems change, and community development programs and projects in its rural region. Projects include: 

(1) Robeson County Disaster Survival and Resiliency School; 

(2) Longleaf Pine Regional Resiliency Hub serving Robeson, Scotland, Hoke, and Richmond Counties; and 

(3) Environmental, Energy, and Climate Justice Organizing Project



We invite and encourage you to attend these important regional meetings related to environmental protection and community development

“Community of the Future"
Public Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 126:00pm-7:30pmA.D. Lewis Auditorium
Robeson Community College

Open discussion about the history, present, and potential of the area and public input on plans for a new, resourceful community development project near Lumberton High School. The proposed project will include rental and ownership homes and a commitment to align the built community with its natural environment.

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Members of the national design team and developers will provide a presentation on the Linkhaw site project, answer questions, and receive public input