session recordings 2021

REGISTRATION FOR AH 2022 IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

In the meantime, check out our past sessions from AH 2021.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Transforming Fundraisers

Transforming Fundraisers

Welcome to Activating Heritage 2021! Moderator: Suzy Kahn Weinberg & Adam Yoffe (Big Shoulders Stories) Panelists: Josey Nieto, Nitha Nagubadi Aspirations to reopen our cultural centers are on...

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Plenary Session 2021

Plenary Session 2021

In this first session, we receive a welcome from our Board President, Vanessa Vergara, hear from the Alliance Executive Director, Peter Vega and our Director of Cultural Programs and Museum Practice, Andrew Leith. The session also features Santiago X, Ada Cheng and Toni Prickwinkle.

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