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National Park Service Underrepresented Community Grants Help to Tell the Full American Story

By Christine Grubbs and Tom Cassidy In early July, the National Park Service (NPS) announced the FY 2019 grants for the Underrepresented Community Grant Program, a competitive grant program that helps to protect and interpret the sites that tell the stories of all Americans. This small, but...

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Outside the Box: A Reading List For Change

Last week Preservation Leadership Forum published a piece by Brown University professor Marisa Angell Brown that addressed “Preservation’s Existential Crisis.” In that piece Brown examined some of the standard practices of preservation and described how some of these methods are used to create...

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Designating Culturally Significant Properties at the Local Level from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

By Timothy Frye and Kate Lemos McHale Editor's Note: With the coronavirus changing the very way we live our lives, Preservation Leadership Forum is committed to providing new content and information for preservationists as they work within a very different world. With that in mind we...

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Funding Opportunity: Putting the Historic Preservation Fund to Work for Women’s History

The Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) is the principal source of federal funding for implementing the nation’s preservation programs, including core funding for State and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. The National Park Service (NPS) administers several competitive grant programs within...

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PastForward 2019 Preview: Celebrating Women's History—Amythyst Kiah

Born in Chattanooga and now based in Johnson City, Amythyst Kiah’s commanding stage presence is matched by her raw and powerful vocals—a deeply moving, hypnotic sound that stirs echoes of a distant and restless past. Accompanied interchangeably with banjo, acoustic guitar, or a full band, her...

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January/February 1993 Forum Journal: Focus on Cultural Diversity II

Table of Contents Reassessing Our Agenda by Harvey Gantt Fostering An Appreciation for Cultural Diversity by Linda Chavez Multicultural Resources Management by Dirk H. R. Spennemann Keeping Our African- American Heritage Alive by John Lewis Heritage and History in Eatonville,...


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July/August 1992 Forum Journal: Focus on Diversity

Table of Contents Florida's Black Heritage Trail by Rusty Sevigny Maine Acadian Heritage Conservation by C. Ray Braissieur Hidden Assets by William Chapman Cultural Diversity in Historic Preservation by Antoinette J. Lee Network: Not separate but equal by Susan Kidd ...


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Network: Not separate but equal

There is success to point to in making cultural diversity a part of historic preservation. One need only read the articles in this issue of Forum or review the twenty-page list of National Trust grants and loans for preservation projects that have helped to preserve historic resources...