Cultural institutions, historic sites, Main Street commercial districts and the small businesses they support, have all experienced severe economic impacts from the pandemic through job losses and business closures. In addition, communities face longer-term impacts like loss of community vibrancy. Especially vulnerable are legacy businesses and businesses in communities of color which have been devastated by coronavirus-related closures and the economic downturn. This webinar will explore the role of Main Street, business owners and entrepreneurs, historic sites, cultural institutions and heritage travel as communities recover from the pandemic.This webinar is part of a series by Preservation Leadership Forum dedicated to supporting the preservation community during the coronavirus pandemic. SpeakersMatt Wagner, Main Street AmericaDenise Gilmore, City of BirminghamAnnie Levinsky, Historic DenverAmy Webb, National Trust for Historic Preservation#Webinar#coronavirus#MainStreet
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The Preservation Leadership Forum of the National Trust for Historic Preservation is a network of preservation leaders — professionals, students, volunteers, activists, experts — who share the latest ideas, information, and advice, and have access to in-depth preservation resources and training.
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