Recorded Webinar: Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom at Historic Sites in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Recorded On: 06/17/2021

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Webinar Description

As the importance of learning more about African American history has grown over the last decade, the popularity and knowledge of Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, has spread widely and rapidly throughout the United States. Amber Mitchell, Director of Education at the Whitney Plantation, will discuss how your organization can join in the celebration in ways that are appropriate and respectful to the history of African Americans from slavery to modern interpretations, and elevating to the communities you are trying to reach all year-round.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the history of Juneteenth and why it’s important to today
  • Learn how to create opportunities for community rooted programming and commemorations

Details

RECORDED DATE: June 17, 2021

COST: $25 AASLH Members / $45 Nonmembers / $15 discount for STEPS participants with promo code found in the online STEPS Community

ACCESS: You will be provided with instructions on how to access the recording upon registration.

STEPS Standard

This webinar will help organizations enrolled in STEPS* address Interpretation Standard 6 (New Workbook): The institution asserts its public service role and places education at the center of that role. 

*Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations (STEPS) is a self-study, self-paced assessment tool designed specifically for small- to mid-sized history organizations, including volunteer-run institutions. Through a workbook, online resources, and an online community, organizations enrolled in STEPS review their policies and practices and benchmark themselves against national standards.

Recording and Captioning

A transcript is provided with the recording.

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Amber N. Mitchell

Director of Education

Whitney Plantation

Amber N. Mitchell is the Director of Education at the Whitney Plantation, a memorial site in South Louisiana that is exclusively dedicated to interpreting slavery. She strives to tell the stories of underrepresented peoples in cultural institutions and lower barriers to uplift and support museum workers of color, and by extension, making these institutions more accessible to all people.

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