Region 7 Civil Rights Advocacy and Training Institute (CRATI)
on Friday and Saturday March 22-23, 2019
Below is the link to make hotel reservations and the link to register for the 2019 Region 7 Civil Rights Advocacy and Training Institute CRATI. Please note that there will be no onsite registration. https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/A/ANPDTDT-XNR-20190321/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
PHOTOS FROM FOUNDERS DAY
THANK YOU ALL FOR A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM!
A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO PAMELA JACKSON AND OUR YOUTH: INDIA MARTIN, TY MARTIN, KAMIRA MARTIN, SIMYA MARTIN, TERRENCE BLEDSOE, AND NATALYAH RUSH
Professor John E. Mason – University of VA.
“LOCAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, INCLUDING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE COMMUNITY AND UVA”
Saturday, March 9, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th St NW, Charlottesville
Bring in old family photos from the 1880s to the 1950s for a free appraisal.
Learn how to preserve your photos (free archival materials provided).
Contribute your family stories to local history
Have a Holsinger style family portrait taken
View 500+ portraits of local African-Americans and learn more about Charlottesville area’s past through the photographs of the R.W. Holsinger/University Studio collection
The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center is located on the Second floor of the Jefferson School City Center. Its main entrance is on Commerce St, one-block north of West Main Street. It can also be entered from the City Center’s 4th Street entrance. Over 200 free parking spaces on 4th Street.
The Law School is installing its “Everyday People” on Monday February 4th on the second floor of the University of Virginia Law library. This mosaic of roughly 100 photographs highlights the contribution of black students, staff, and faculty to the everyday fabric of life at the University law school from 1950 to the present. It will run for the month of February.
NAACP FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 at 4:00 PM
at the Zion Baptist Church,
1015 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville
GUEST PRESENTER – DELEGATE DELORES McQUINN
Saturday, February 23 from 7:00 to 10:30 PM
at The Center, 491 Hillsdale Drive, Charlottesville.
Celebrating the music of African-American Jazz Greats
Music by Michael Elswick and Company,
Featuring vocalist Nadine Michel