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Just Do It! Grassroots Advocacy for Preservation (PastForward Online 2021)

This webinar took place September 14, 2021. Grassroots advocacy is changing the face of American politics and the direction of policy. Learn how stories, documentation, and outreach can be turned into action plans for preservation. Hear grassroots leaders share how they used unconventional...

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On the Hill: Public Lands Policy Issues March Forward in Congress

The first half of 2021 saw substantial progress for preservation priorities and especially for public lands-related policy issues, with numerous bills advancing through the legislative process as the 117th Congress got underway. From civil rights legislation and federal designations, to annual...

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On the Hill: Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (HTC-GO) Now Introduced in Both the House and Senate

In late June, Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Senate version of the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (HTC-GO), S. 2266 . Like the House version of HTC-GO (H.R. 2294), which presently has more than 60 ...

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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