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Past Events

We hold public meetings with local historians, organization and community leaders, academics, and Virginia residents to ensure our project considers the perspectives of a broad range of Virginians. If you are interested in hosting a community meeting, please contact us at [[w|remembering]] or give us a call at (757) 221-7889.

Our past community meetings have been held in the following locations: 

Community Programs 2013-2014

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Type of Program

Title

Region

Date and Time

Community Partners and Hosting Organizations

The History and Legacy of Josephine City Event 06212014Flyer (pdf)

History Telling Procession, Commemoration, and Community Conversation

The History and Legacy of Josephine City

Valley Region

June 21, 2014 11:00am-6:30pm

Zion Baptist Church,

The Josephine School Community Museum and Clarke County African-American Cultural Center 

HistoryTellingProcession04262014jpegFlyer (pdf)

History Telling Procession

In the Beginning... Virginia, Along the Trail of Enslaved Africans and Journey Through the Forest of Family Trees

Central Region

April 26, 2014 1:30pm-5:30pm

Elegba Folklore Society,

The Beloved Unseen

HealingConversation01182014jpegFlyer (pdf)

Inter-racial Community Healing Conversation

How Do We Heal from the Legacies of Slavery?

Northern Region

January 18, 2014 9:00am-1:30pm

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier CountyComing to the Table

HealingConversation10262013jpegFlyer (pdf)

Inter-racial Community Healing Conversation

How Should We Address the Legacies of Slavery?

Northern Region

October 26, 2013 10:00am-3:00pm

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier CountyComing to the Table

HealingConversation09072013jpegFlyer (pdf)

Inter-racial Community Healing Conversation

What is the Legacy of Slavery?

Northern Region

September 7, 2013 1:00-3:00pm

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier CountyComing to the Table

Oct 12 Heroes EventjpegFlyer (pdf)

Community Conversation

African American Resistance to Slavery in Richmond

Central Region

October 12, 2013 10:00am-6:30pm

William Byrd Community House,

Elegba Folklore Society

The Beloved Unseen

FauquierCoPrograms0802-032013jpegFlyer (pdf)

History Telling Procession and Commemoration

History Telling Procession through Warrenton

Northern Region

August 3, 2013 10:00am-1:00pm

First Baptist Church Family Life Center,

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County 

FauquierCoPrograms0802-032013jpegFlyer (pdf)

Community Conversation

African American Resistance to Slavery: The Archival Stories

Northern Region

August 2, 2013 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County 

GenealogyWorkshop05042013jpegFlyer (pdf)

Genealogy Workshop at Swem Library

Genealogy Workshop led by Paula Royster of CAAGRI

Coastal Region

May 4, 2013

10:30am-1:30pm

The Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc.,

The College of William & Mary

RSRFLecture04272013jpegFlyer (pdf)

Public Lecture and Discussion

Sacred Space: Burial Places of the Enslaved and Their Descendants

Coastal Region

April 27, 2013

10:00am-12:30pm

The College of William & Mary

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Community Conversations 2011-2012

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Region

Date and Time

Community Partners and Hosting Organizations

CommunityConversation07212012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Southwest Region

July 21, 2012 1:30pm-4:30pm

The Appalachian African-American Cultural Center

CommunityConversation05192012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Valley Region

May 19, 2012 3:00pm-5:00pm

The Josephine School Community Museum and Clarke County African-American Cultural Center 

CommunityConversation05052012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Northern Region

May 5, 2012 10:00am-12:00pm

The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County 

CommunityConversation0422-292012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Central Region

April 29, 2012 3:00pm-5:00pm

Elegba Folklore Society 

CommunityConversation0422-292012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Central Region

April 22, 2012 3:00pm-5:00pm

Valentine Richmond History Center 

CommunityConversation04212012jpegFlyer (pdf)

Coastal Region

April 21, 2012 10:00am-12:00pm

The Newsome House 

CommunityConversation01212012jpegpicFlyer (pdf)

Northern Region

January 21, 2012 9:00am-12:00pm

Alexandria Black History Museum

CommunityConversation11212011jpegFlyer (pdf)

Valley Region

November 12, 2011 9:00am-12:00pm

Warren Heritage Society

 

Please check the Remembering Project Google calendar for more information on our community meetings, commemorative events, and other events hosted by our community collaborators or other organizations. Feel free to let us know of other events that we might be interested in adding to the calendar!