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Application Deadline: PastForward Diversity Scholarship Program

September 16

PastForward Diversity Scholarship Program: Now Accepting Applications for Scholars and Mentors The Diversity Scholarship Program introduces new preservation leaders to the historic preservation community at the annual preservation conference, hosted each year by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The primary objective of this program is to support conference participation reflecting the diverse nature of

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3:00 pm

Virtual Program: Understanding White Privilege

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discussions of racism generally focus on the systemic disadvantage and harm to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color). This multimedia webinar explores the other side of the dynamic--how white people are systematically advantaged or privileged.  Through historical and contemporary examples, Goodman explains what white privilege is, how it operates, ways it is experienced in

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6:00 pm

Museums Today: Championing the Empathetic Museum

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the concept of the Empathetic Museum in this online discussion led by Melanie Adams, director of the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum, and Gretchen Jennings, who initiated the Empathetic Museum idea. Adams will speak about her efforts at the Missouri History Museum in the wake of Michael Brown's death, which served as an early inspiration for identifying institutional

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