Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Whose History is it Anyway? ~ Empowering Communities of Color to Identify and Preserve their own Stories
A diverse panel of interesting subject matter experts will provide user-friendly information and tools to residents and neighbors to record the histories of their communities of color as well as listing properties that are important to them.
Keynote Speaker: Eduardo Obregón Pagán, ASU
Thursday, August 27, 2020
The Dunbar Pavilion and the Challenge of Preserving Black Place as Black Space in Tucson, Arizona
By preserving and restoring diverse places of meaning and robust spaces of cultural activity, the preservation and development sector can live up to being more than keeping buildings standing. Activating and sustaining cultural heritage space and expanding opportunity in Tucson's black communities will require an evaluation of systems and Tucson's ability to adapt.
Contact: Debi Chess, Executive Director, Dunbar Pavilion
November 18, 2020
Examining the Role of Diversity and Inclusion in Arizona Archaeology
This Arizona Preservation in Place webinar confronts the issues of bias, cultural justice, objectivity, race, and racism in Arizona archaeology today. The session will feature an introduction by William White on archaeology’s whiteness problem followed by a question-focused discussion with a diverse sample of Arizona’s professional Native, Black, Hispanic, and White archaeologists.
Moderator: Daniel Garcia, Arizona Archaeological Council
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Pivoting for the Holidays. How Rural Downtowns are Planning for the 2020 Winter Holiday Season… and beyond
Communities across the state have spent much of their pandemic downtime reimagining their events and most currently planning for upcoming holiday activities. During this webinar, representatives from four rural communities will share how they have pivoted over the last few months in response to the pandemic, talk about their efforts and programs they have implemented to support their local businesses during these challenging times, and highlight some of the events and promotions they have planned for this year’s winter season and into 2021.
Moderator: Lani Lott, Arizona Downtown Alliance