On Thursday, July 30, 2020, US/ICOMOS is presenting a webinar on U.S. Civil Rights Movement sites and the World Heritage Program. Speakers include Brent Leggs of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Denise Gilmore of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and Robert Stanton, former Chief of the National Park Service.
New dates for the U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Symposium in Atlanta have been set:
April 15-16, 2021. PLEASE SAVE THE DATE!
The 2019 Annual Report of the GSU World Heritage Initiative.
The U.S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium, originally to be held April 16-18, 2020, is being rescheduled.
The National Park Service has announced over $14 million in African American Civil Rights grants.
The CARES Act contains provisions that may be of help to African American historic sites.
The U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Symposium, April 16-18, 2020, will open with a talk by one of the nation’s leading proponents of historic preservation. Brent Leggs, the executive director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, will speak on “Preserving America’s Culture of Civil Rights Activism.”
A spotlight on the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience and Linda Norris; update on Coronavirus; final hotel discount deadline nears.
See the full program and register for the upcoming U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Symposium in Atlanta on April 16-18, 2020.
The U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Second Symposium will be held in Atlanta on April 16-18, 2020.