On Thursday, January 28th, 2021, the Association of African American Museums hosted a workshop with the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Network (AACRN).

Announcements made by AAAM during the info session:

AAAM Call for Proposals 2021 
Chat File:

From Porsha, WASO to Everyone : https://apps.cr.nps.gov/AACRN
From Porsha, WASO to Everyone : https://www.nps.gov/subjects/civilrights/application-instructions.htm
From Porsha, WASO to Everyone : https://www.nps.gov/subjects/civilrights/upload/Sept-2020-508-Compliant-AACRN-Letter-of-Consent-Entity.pdf
From Robert Luckett to Everyone : Yes
From Start Page to Everyone : yes
Start Page to Everyone : What would be a rejection? What stands out as expectance?
Start Page to Everyone : Thank you
Stephanie Johnson Toliver to Everyone : Thank you Turkiya. Often times the contributions and action are not well known from the NW. Our 1960’s leadership at CORE, NAACP, Urban League and Seattle Chapter Black Panther Party are significant. Can I make a relevant connection?
Sharon Minor King, Ph.D. to Everyone : Can independent scholars get on the network?
Antoinette Wright to Everyone : The National Museum of Gospel Music will be located at the former site of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Chicago, which is listed as a National Landmark and is schedule to open in 2024. Should we list the museum as both Property and Program? NMGM is programming during the fundraising and construction periods.
From Vedet Coleman-Robinson, AAAM ED to Everyone : AACRN Information Session:https://blackmuseums.org/aaam-african-american-civil-rights-network-info-session/
From Porsha, WASO to Everyone : Hi Antoinette, is the Pilgrim Baptist Church on the national register already?
From Beverly Sakauye to Everyone : From Bev Sakauye – Hi Sam!
From Antoinette Wright to Everyone : Is the A Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum automatically listed since it is a part of the Pullman National Monument?
From 939 9116 2592 to Everyone : This is wonderful 🌹
From Stephanie Johnson Toliver to Everyone : Awesome! Black Heritage Society of WA State..largest public collection of NW Black people.
From majellahamilton to Everyone : Thank you Vedet, Dr. Lowe and staff!
From AAAM Admin to Everyone : https://www.nps.gov/subjects/civilrights/discover-the-network.htm
From Beverly Sakauye to Everyone : From Bev Sakauye – Great session! So glad that Tee suggested I participate, otherwise we wouldn’t know that we are already a part of the AACRN. I’ll get busy and complete the application so you can have documentation from us.
From Thomas Miree to Everyone : will this session be available in a recording?
From Porsha, WASO to Everyone : Thank you, Bev!
From Antoinette Wright to Everyone : Thank you
From Stephanie Johnson Toliver to Everyone : Thank you for all the good feedback and encouragement from NPS and AAAM. Good Luck everyone.
From Sharon Minor King, Ph.D. to Everyone : Thank you, very informative…..
From April Baldwin Finley to Everyone : This was a great learning tool! Thank you to everyone!
From Start Page to Everyone : Thank you for this workshop
From Yvonne Patricia Mcgregor to Everyone : Thanks
From Abena Lewis-Mhoon to Everyone : Thank you!
From QFu to Everyone : Thank you all!