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Building the Young Preservationist Movement

When you look around at historic preservation events in your community, who do you see? Do you see a spectrum of individuals who represent the diversity of your community in terms of gender, ethnicity, profession, and age? If not, the time to work toward a more inclusive preservation movement is...

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Spring 2004 Forum Journal: Viewpoints: A Commitment to Diversity

Table of Content Confronting Contentious Pasts: The Challenges of Interpreting "Controversial" Subjects at America's Historic Sites by Dwight Pitcaithley Preserving the Sites and Telling the Story of Japanese and American Internment by Amy Cole and Anne Gailliot Preserving...

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Telling the Full American Story: The African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

This past September, for the first time in the 335-year history of our nation’s original capital, the city of Philadelphia erected a public statue to honor an individual African-American. The honoree in question was Octavius Catto, a black Philadelphian who successfully lobbied to desegregate...

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2017: A Year of Challenges, A Year of Change

Going into 2017 we know that we’ll be facing a number of challenges to saving places… We, as advocates, will have to work harder and more creatively to tell the stories of the people and places that comprise our diverse historical fabric and to ensure their protection. While I couldn’t see...

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Winter 2003 Forum Journal: Cities, Suburbs & Countryside

​ Table of Content * Bringing the Preservation Message to Broader Audiences by Richard Moe * A Welcome to Cleveland by Mayor Jane L. Campbell * Protecting Historic Resources Through Partnerships by Fran P. Mainella * Preserving the Full Scope of America’s Past by Rodney J. Reynolds...

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Winter 2004 Forum Journal: New Frontiers in Preservation

​ Table of Content * Introduction by Richard Moe: New Frontiers in Preservation * How Creativity and Sense of Place Fuel the New Economy by Richard Florida * Lewis and Clark’s American Odyssey by Dayton Duncan * Native America in the 21st Century: Out of the Mists and...

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Winter 2005 Forum Journal: Restore America: Communities at a Crossroads

​ Table of Content President’s Report by Richard Moe Experiencing History Firsthand in our National Parks by Fran P. Mainella The Purpose of a Coherent Community by Wendell Berry Decentralization and Sprawl Development: Consequences, Causes, Solutions by Bruce Katz Tribal...

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The Benefits of Recruiting Diversity Program Interns in Historic Preservation Organizations

by Rebecca Yates The preservation field continues to grapple with engaging underrepresented communities to tell richer and more inclusive American stories—and with reflecting this diversity in preservation practice. This was underscored in the 2016 Forum Journal issue, “ The Full Spectrum of...

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