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Brown v. Board: Cheryl Brown Henderson and the Legacy of the 1954 Supreme Court Case

One of the most significant landmark cases in the history of the United States, the 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education compiled cases from five communities across the South, East, and Midwest to desegregate American schools. Late last year, the National Trust identified work...

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Preservation Advocacy During the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration and the 117th Congress

In this Forum Webinar, preservation partners, congressional staff, and National Trust’s staff team for a presentation on the most pressing policy issues facing the preservation community in the months ahead. Advocates will discuss early priorities of the Biden Administration and the 117th...

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James River Transmission Line Update and Advocacy Alert

Since including the James River near Jamestown, Virginia, on the annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in 2013, the National Trust and our partners, including Preservation Virginia, as well as preservation advocates around the country have urged the Army Corps of...

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Preservation Advocacy During the Congressional Lame-Duck and Looking Forward to the 117th Congress

Recording of a Forum Webinar that occurred on November 18, 2020. Join preservation partners, congressional staff, and National Trust’s government relations team for a presentation on the most pressing policy issues facing the preservation community in the months ahead. Learn how the results of...


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[Slide Deck and Resources] Broadening Our Understanding of Brown v. Board of Education

Although most commonly associated with Topeka, Kansas—now home to the National Park Service’s Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site—Brown v. Board of Education was actually a portfolio of cases drawn from five communities. On September 17, 2020, the National Trust launched the Brown...

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Forum Webinar (Online Training Course): Advocacy in Focus

Cross posted from MainStreet.com Whether making a specific policy ask or maintaining sustained support, community revitalization professionals and historic preservationists need to develop and hone advocacy skills. View recordings of this online course offered in July/August 2020 through the ...

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Advocacy in Focus (Joint Webinar Series from Preservation Leadership Forum and Main Street America)

Whether making a specific policy ask or maintaining sustained support, community revitalization professionals and historic preservationists need to develop and hone advocacy skills. View recordings of this online course offered through the Main Street America Institute and presented by...


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Advocacy Toolkit (Updated July 2020)

Originally developed for the Advocacy Training Manual Produced by the Center for State and Local Policy these five sections were updated in July 2020. They include: Communicating with Elected Officials Working with a n Advocacy Coalition Developing a Grassroots Network Growing a...

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Extending the HTC During Coronavirus

On July 30, the IRS provided important relief for historic tax credit projects that are underway but facing significant delays because of Covid-19. Specifically, the IRS extended the deadline for certain rehabilitation projects to satisfy the substantial rehabilitation test when claiming...

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The Road to the Great American Outdoors Act: Now Law

By Priya Chhaya and Pam Bowman The Great American Outdoors Act is now law. For many years, the National Trust for Historic Preservation in collaboration with our local, state, and national partners have successfully made the case that establishing a dedicated fund for National Park Service ...

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