session recordings 2021

Session recordings from Activating Heritage 2021

April 6-10, 2021

“Fostering Inclusion and Anti-Racism”

Archiving Cook County

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presenter: Skyla Hearn, Cook County Historic Archives The Cook County Historic Archives and Records Office (CARO) is responsible for compiling local governmental...

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The Significance of Community Gardens

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Tony Pena, Chicago Botanic Garden Panelists: Sherry Williams, Michael Howard, Mario Longoni, Mattie Wilson, Angela Taylor and Johnnie Owens A panel of...

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Stories of Covid-19 Era Resilience

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Cairo Dye, National Hellenic Museum Panelists: James Deutsch, Jacob Campbell, Madeleine Tudor, Alicia Zeimet How does one go about documenting a...

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Contested Narratives: Chicago Monuments

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Tiffany Tolbert, National Trust for Historic Preservation Panelists: Jaime Rivera , Sherry Williams, Joi Boose, Elsie Hector Hernandez Monuments and...

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Justice-Minded Movements in Funding

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Ellen Placey, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Panelists: Meg Leary, Marcia Festen, Susan Dickson Charitable organizations and arts...

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Transforming Fundraisers

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Suzy Kahn Weinberg & Adam Yoffe (Big Shoulders Stories) Panelists: Josey Nieto, Nitha Nagubadi Aspirations to reopen our cultural centers are on...

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Plenary Session 2021

In this first session, we receive a welcome from our Board President, Vanessa Vergara, hear from the Alliance Executive Director, Peter Vega and our Director of Cultural Programs and Museum...

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