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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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From Concept to Reality: Preservation Project Planning Basics

This webinar took place August 17, 2021. Planning to tackle some major rehabilitation work on your historic building, but not sure where to start? This Forum Webinar provides an overview of the process of architectural design and construction practiced by architects, engineers, contractors and...

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Women Are Essential: Interpretive Strategies that Reveal Women Are Everywhere (Part 2)

This webinar took place August 12, 2021 and was a collaboration between Preservation Leadership Forum and the campaign for Where Women Made History . Many sites and organizations are looking for guidance on how best to identify, research and convey the history of women that are “hidden” in...

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Women Are Essential: New Ways of Seeing Women in Every Historic Place (Part 1)

This webinar took place June 24, 2021. A collaboration between Preservation Leadership Forum and the campaign for Where Women Made History . Women are Essential PART 1: New Ways of Seeing Women in Every Historic Place Every place has a woman’s story to tell, if only we could do a...

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Before Brown v. Board: A look at Dred Scott v. Sandford and Plessy v. Ferguson

As part of the work of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, we are continuing to broaden our understanding of Brown v. Board of Education by commemorating the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. We are partnering with The...

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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...

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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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What Does Home Mean to You? Diverse Stories of Victory and Loss from California

By Christine Madrid French When Louisa Bird Cunningham founded the Ladies of Mount Vernon in 1853, she focused on the concept of “home” to save President George Washington’s house in Virginia. That moment, recognized as one of the earliest historic preservation movements in the United...

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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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The Tidal Basin in Context: Dialogues on Public Space Today

This webinar took place on January 27, 2021 Conceived of and moderated by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins, curators of the Tidal Basin Ideas Lab exhibition, this evening program is the first in a series of conversations about the changing nature of public space and the complexities of its...

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