On Thursday, January 14th, 2021, the Association of African American Museums hosted an information session with the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Network (AACRN).

 

Announcements made by AAAM during the info session:

Museum Advocacy Day please use the Promo Code: 21AAAMADVOCATE to get AAAM’s $25.00 special registration rate for Museums Advocacy Day.  Register by Jan. 19th.  https://www.aam-us.org/programs/museums-advocacy-day/register-for-museums-advocacy-day/

NTHP African American Heritage Action Fund- Letter of Intent Due Jan. 15th https://forum.savingplaces.org/build/funding/grant-seekers/specialprograms/aachactionfund

AAAM 2021 Conference – Call for Proposals. Deadline March 13th, 2021https://blackmuseums.org/2021-call-for-proposals/

AAAM & AACRN Workshop – January 28th, 2021 at 2:00 pm ET

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Chat File:

14:01:21 From Vedet Robinson, Executive Director – AAAM to Everyone (in Waiting Room) : Hello Everyone! Thank you for joining. We will start momentarily.
14:05:50 From Vedet Robinson, Executive Director – AAAM to Everyone (in Waiting Room) : We are working out a couple of things and will let everyone in. Please hold tight. Thank you!
14:07:21 From Clarissa West-White to Everyone : I’m well. Greetings from Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida!
14:07:42 From Erika Neal to Everyone : Happy New Year Everyone
14:07:46 From Start Page to Everyone : Thank you I cannot hear is it on my end?
14:08:04 From Robert Luckett to Everyone : I can hear just fine.
14:08:20 From Start Page to Everyone : Thank you it was on my end.
14:09:23 From Marilyn Campbell to Everyone : Volume seems low.
14:10:28 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : Hello, Everyone.
14:10:42 From Erika Neal to Everyone : Erika, The Griot Museum of Black History
14:10:43 From Tee Kay to Everyone : hello all! Great to meet with you today
14:10:46 From Stephanie Jones to Everyone : Greetings & Happy New Year from Stephanie Jones, National Blacks in Travel & Tourism Collaborative
14:11:10 From Sharon Lee Minor King, Ph.D. to Everyone : Hello, Everyone….
14:11:19 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : I am Dot Guthrie, Founder and Curator of African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill.
14:11:53 From Omar A. Eaton-Martinez to Everyone : Groundbreaking
14:12:35 From Eola Dance to Everyone : Indeed groundbreaking and leading the way!
14:15:05 From Renee Anderson to Everyone : From Smithsonian-NMAAHC Collections Manager Happy to be hear. Just added to FAIC Professional Development Working Group. Here to learn how I can advocate for training needs for smaller institutions.
14:21:37 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : Is there a charge for promotional materials?
14:28:15 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : Would a plaque established in a township erected where an African American school once stood or the first freed slave to own land which is a downtown city in a county be eligible?
14:34:39 From Marilyn Campbell to Everyone : Please turn your mike up
14:34:49 From Desmond Bertrand-Pitts to Everyone : CAN WE SEE EMAILS AGAIN
14:35:04 From Porsha Dossie to Everyone : Porsha_dossie@nps.gov
14:35:11 From Porsha Dossie to Everyone : Kelly_spradley_kurowski@nps.gov
14:35:43 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : When can the request for resources be made?
14:40:25 From Stephanie Jones to Everyone : Would technology that amplifies civil rights sites and history apply for this opportunity?
14:40:55 From Omar A. Eaton-Martinez to Everyone : https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/3250/text
14:41:10 From Omar A. Eaton-Martinez to Everyone : H.R.3250 – Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020
14:42:12 From Frachele Scott to Everyone : Frachele Scott, Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice
14:42:26 From Vedet Robinson, Executive Director – AAAM to Camille Vincent – AAAM(Direct Message) : Are you going to be able to close out?
14:42:30 From Porsha Dossie to Everyone : https://www.nps.gov/subjects/civilrights/african-american-civil-rights-network.htm
14:42:42 From Erika Neal to Everyone : Yes
14:44:12 From African American Museum of History and Culture at Loray Mill to Everyone : Since literacy and Race Relations are so important to young people, as we build “Growth Mindsets,” will there be recommended literacy resources?
14:45:52 From Omar A. Eaton-Martinez to Everyone : How about markers for racial terror lynching’s?
14:47:41 From Porsha Dossie to Everyone : https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nationalhistoriclandmarks/upload/Civil-Rights-Framework-2018.pdf#:~:text=THE%20CIVIL%20RIGHTS%20FRAMEWORK%20STUDY%20CIVIL%20RIGHTS%20%E2%80%93,guaranteed%20all%20Americans%20the%20right%20to%20vote;%20(2)
14:47:49 From Porsha Dossie to Everyone : Civil Rights Framework Study linked above
14:54:32 From Stephanie Jones to Everyone : Thank you for the information about this opportunity. I look forward to connecting with NPS. Need to jump off of my 3pm meeting. Take care everyone and be safe!
14:54:34 From Omar A. Eaton-Martinez to Everyone : Thanks for this session! Very informative! I have another commitment that I have to prepare for.
14:54:46 From Robert Luckett to Everyone : Very good.
14:54:53 From Andrew Feinberg to Everyone : Thank you!
14:55:09 From Start Page to Everyone : Thank you
14:55:20 From Renee Anderson to Everyone : Thank you.
14:55:22 From Karen Taylor to Everyone : Thank you for this presentation.
14:55:33 From Cassandra Rush to Everyone : In the process of researching the Williamsburg County, SC , I discovered many earlier schools. Any possibility for research there…funds?
14:55:54 From Cassandra Rush to Everyone : Rosenwald Schools
14:56:18 From Eola Dance to Everyone : Wonderful! Thank you!
14:56:20 From Erika Neal to Everyone : This was great, thanks!
14:56:34 From Sharon Lee Minor King, Ph.D. to Everyone : Great! A HEALTHY NEW YEAR!!!