Archiving Cook County

Archiving Cook County

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presenter: Skyla Hearn, Cook County Historic Archives The Cook County Historic Archives and Records Office (CARO) is responsible for compiling local governmental records, past and present, in Cook County, as well as preserving the...
Intersections in Art and Educational Curriculum

Intersections in Art and Educational Curriculum

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: William Estrada, Artist and Educator, Chicago Public Schools and UIC Panelists: Carlos Bossard, Kay Kihwa Rho, Julia deBettencourt, Helena Swanson-Nystrom, Robin Koelsch Learn the most effective strategies for crafting...
The Significance of Community Gardens

The Significance of Community Gardens

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Tony Pena, Chicago Botanic Garden Panelists: Sherry Williams, Michael Howard, Mario Longoni, Mattie Wilson, Angela Taylor and Johnnie Owens A panel of community stakeholders, urban agriculturalists, and environmental...
Stories of Covid-19 Era Resilience

Stories of Covid-19 Era Resilience

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Cairo Dye, National Hellenic Museum Panelists: James Deutsch, Jacob Campbell, Madeleine Tudor, Alicia Zeimet How does one go about documenting a series of global events which not only impacted one community, but rocked...
Strategies for Local Advocacy in the Arts

Strategies for Local Advocacy in the Arts

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Jonathan VanderBrug, Arts Alliance Illinois Panelist: Ben Lau, Ahmed Flex Omar, Gabriela Juarez Advocacy is critical to organizational sustainability. It is imperative that non-profit leaders, especially those working in...