Preserving African American Places

Preserving African American Places: Growing Preservation’s Potential as a Path for Equity 

 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Virtual Presentation and Discussion

Last October, the National Trust for Historic Preservation released its report “Preserving African American Places: Growing Preservation’s Potential as a Path for Equity,” as an initiative of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. On Wednesday, January 27th at Noon, join representatives of the National Trust for a virtual presentation and discussion of the report’s findings and conclusions. The program will explore the report’s ideas, research, observations, and questions on the critically important issues of equitable development, social justice, and the practice of preservation in America today.

Panelists:

Leslie Canaan – Senior Field Officer – National Trust for Historic Preservation

Di Gao – Senior Director of Research & Development – National Trust for Historic Preservation

Lawana Holland-Moore – Associate Program Officer of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund – National Trust for Historic Preservation