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NTHP Route 66 Support Letter (May 2021)

Check out the endorsement letter from the National Trust for Historic Preservation for the Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act, which would establish a national historic trail to help preserve historic Route 66. #Advocacy #Route66 #congress

Route 66 - NTHP letter -May 2021.pdf


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On the Hill: President Biden’s FY22 Budget Recommends Record Funding for Historic Preservation

Following last year’s enactment of the most significant funding levels ($144.3 million) for historic preservation to date, the Biden Administration released its FY22 budget with a record $151.8 million in proposed funding for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) at the end of May. It is...

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National Trust Testimony: Brown v. Board of Education (April 2021)

Testimony from the National Trust for Historic Preservation about the new bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate would help tell the full story of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education that ordered the desegregation of American public schools. This was...

BrownvBoardTestimony.pdf


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Letter of Support for Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act (April 2021)

Materials relating to the National Trust's support of the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony (STOP) Act—S2165/H.R. 3846. This bipartisan bill would strengthen laws aimed at preventing trafficking in Native American cultural items and facilitate the voluntary return of sacred and cultural...

STOP Act support letter.4.29.2021_pwe.pdf


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FY 22 Appropriations Testimony and Letters

This library entry contains testimony and documents from the National Trust related to the FY22 Appropriations process. #Advocacy #congress #appropriations

National Trust for Historic Preservation - FY22 Interior Appropriations Testimony.pdf


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Historic Preservation Solutions to Build Back Better

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has sent the Biden-Harris Administration a new report describing the many ways historic preservation aligns with the President’s efforts to address some of our nation’s most pressing challenges. The Administration has identified several priorities...

Historic Preservation Solutions to Build Back Better.pdf


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Brown v. Board: From Students on Strike to Massive Resistance in Farmville, VA

The second webinar in series on Brown v. Board, tells the story of the Robert Russa Moton School in Farmville, Virginia. The webinar will feature Cameron Patterson, executive director of the Robert Russa Moton Museum. In addition to sharing some history about the case, this session will also...

BvB April 12.pdf


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Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act

By Shaw Sprague, Ross Bradford, and Raina Regan Introduced in both the 115 th and 116 th Congress, the Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act has gained considerable support to address specific ongoing abuses in donations of preservation and conservation easements. This...

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Remembering Nellie Longsworth

“If you go to Capitol Hill with Nellie Longsworth, be sure to wear comfortable shoes.” A generation or more of historic preservation advocates heeded that advice and earned the chance to walk the halls of Congress with Nellie as she championed laws and incentives that define how we save historic...

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Historic Preservation Advocacy Requests in the 117th Congress

Join National Trust staff, policy experts, and historic preservation colleagues as we discuss historic preservation advocacy during the 117th Congress. Hear about partnership efforts to fully fund the Historic Preservation Fund, how historic tax credits are helping preserve and create affordable...

March 4th Webinar_FINAL slide deck_3-3-2021 - Read-Only.pdf