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What does COFO stand for?

COFO stands for Council of Federated Organizations

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  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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Freedom Summer and the schools came out of a concerted effort by the Southern Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which came together that year with the Congress of Racial Equality and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in the Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations Freedom Summer Campaign to push for more voter registration in the state that had the lowest percentage of registered voters in the country.
Dittmer charts the further evolution of the movement under the auspices of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), founded in 1961: the freedom vote campaign of 1963; the Mississippi Freedom Democratic party and its dramatic bids for recognition by the 1964 and 1968 Democratic National Conventions; Freedom Summer of 1964.