Contested Narratives: Chicago Monuments

Contested Narratives: Chicago Monuments

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Tiffany Tolbert, National Trust for Historic Preservation Panelists: Jaime Rivera , Sherry Williams, Joi Boose, Elsie Hector Hernandez Monuments and memorials frame our built environment in Chicago, both reflecting and...
New Frontiers in Digitization: Amplifying Stories

New Frontiers in Digitization: Amplifying Stories

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Anthonie Tumpag, BSW, MA, Filipino American Historical Society of Chicago Panelists: Kate Flynn, Jorge Felix, Halyna Sarancha Over the past two decades museum and archives professionals have been inundated with rallying...
Introduction to Digital Outreach & Hybridization

Introduction to Digital Outreach & Hybridization

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presented by: Jeremy Bucher and Cairo Dye, National Hellenic Museum National Hellenic Museum staff discusses the various means of digital outreach they have employed during the pandemic to encourage continued engagement and expand...
Fostering Inclusive and Anti-Racist Work Spaces

Fostering Inclusive and Anti-Racist Work Spaces

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Presenter: Chelsey M. Thomas, Chicago Cultural Alliance The curation of inclusivity and anti-racist workplaces is an ongoing practice of unlearning and rebuilding. Chelsey M. Thomas, writer and educator on transformative justice,...
Justice-Minded Movements in Funding

Justice-Minded Movements in Funding

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Ellen Placey, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Panelists: Meg Leary, Marcia Festen, Susan Dickson Charitable organizations and arts foundations have been impacted by the global pandemic and have sought to...