Privilege of the Patrons- The Grange

This research examines the continuation of historic privileges within the Patrons of Husbandry otherwise known as the Grange. The premise and mission of the National and California Grange to to guarantee access of white farmers over people of color. As the demographics of communities change throughout California, the Grange is systematically closing and selling off Community Grange Halls to local government and private businesses rather that serve the needs of a diverse community.