If you missed it, catch the recording of our session at the California Preservation Foundation’s 2022 Education Conference, presented in partnership with LA Conservancy, Save Chinatown, and the American Indian Cultural District.
Session description: How can we center community knowledge and voices as part of our work to promote more inclusive and equitable processes, programs, and outcomes in historic preservation? In this moderated conversation, learn how preservation organizations work together with community advocates to strengthen protections for sites of historic and cultural significance in Los Angeles Chinatown and San Francisco’s American Indian community, while meeting community needs. Panelists will share important takeaways in making and maintaining community connections.
Moderator: Sana Ahmed, Student and Family Program Manager, Los Angeles Conservancy
Speakers: Rosalind Sagara, Neighborhood Outreach Manager, Los Angeles Conservancy
Kerri Young, Communications and Program Manager, San Francisco Heritage
Iciar Rivera, Community Organizer, Former Researcher/Teacher
Sharaya Souza, Executive Director & Co-Founder, American Indian Cultural District