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Summit - Focus on Black History & Preservation in Washington State

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Summit - Focus on Black History & Preservation in Washington State
Summit - Focus on Black History & Preservation in Washington State

Time & Location

May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tacoma, 1210 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405, USA

About the event

Tacoma Mayor Victoria R. Woodards and Rep. Jamila Taylor will be gracing the event with their presence. The program of the event is as follows:

10:00-11:00 a.m. : CULTURE SETS THE TONE

  • Welcome by Ramona Bennett
  • Introduction: Dean Tate Arunga & Charles Carson
  • Blessing: Mary Gubatayao-Hagen
  • Libation: Dean Tate Arunga & Akuyea Karen Vargas
  • Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards
  • Keynote: Representative Jamila Taylor

11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. : DE JURE SEGREGATION & ITS EFFECTS

  • "Washington's History of Racially Restrictive Covenants and Efforts to Locate those Covenants Statewide" with Logan Camporeale of Spokane's Historic Preservation Office
  • Case study in Albina, Portland, OR. presented by Bobby Fouther

12:00-1:00 p.m. : LUNCH BREAK [HISTORY WALK W/ EXHIBITS ]

1:00-1:30 p.m. : THE REMNANT PROJECT IN KITSAP COUNTY WITH AKULYE KAREN VARGAS

1:30-3:40 p.m. : RE-IMAGINING PRESERVATION PROCESSES

  • 1:30-1:50 p.m. : Identifying Systemic Barriers for preservation of underrepresented communities- Washington State's Black Historic Sites Survey with Monette Hearn and Ellen Mirro
  • 10 MINUTE BREAK
  • 2:00- 2:20 p.m. : Special Topics in Archiving Black History with Roger Evans of the Seattle Griot Project and archivist Ryan Donaldson
  • 2:20-3:20 p.m. : Public Art is part of the historic record with Dionne Bonner & Whitney Brady
  • 3:20-3:40 p.m. : What does an inclusive model for Preservation look like in the future?- communal discussion

GIVE BACK

  • Dr. Dexter Gordon Exec. VP The Evergreen State College

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