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The Loudoun Freedom Center’s 2nd ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXPO & HISTORY HARVEST FEST
February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
Join us Saturday, February 17th at the Loudoun Freedom Center’s 2018 Black History Expo (Cascades Overlook Event Center – 21453 Epicerie Plaza Sterling, Va 20164)
– LFC “I am Loudoun Digitization & Mapping Project” –Bring your artifacts, photos and heirlooms. Multigenerational photos will be taken of those native to Loudoun County for the African American Historic Communities Map project.
– Looking Blackwards Exhibit – Jay Johnson
– The Advocacy Of Art Exhibit – Gertrude Evans
– Dominion High School Choir
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Keynote: “Our Heroes: African Americans in Times Of War Program”
Break Out Sessions
11:15 to 12:00
1. Power, Prestige and Plantations: The Cultural Landscape and Strategic Design of Slavery. – Lori Hinterleiter Kimball, Oatlands Historic House & Gardens.
2. Advocacy Communications: How To Strengthen The Direct Action Movement and Effect Change.
3. Collaboration w/ Community and Non Profit Partners: Gather, Listen and Learn from Voices That Make A Difference
4. Back To The Future: Getting a Return on your Preservation Investment- Heidi Siebentriett, Dr. David Clark
5. Fulfilling the Strength of America, A Direction for Civil Rights – Dr. George P. Banks
12:15 – 1:00
1. Edwin Washington Project – Larry Roeder, EWP Founder
2. Are You a Unicorn? Dreams, Investments & Entrepreneurship
3. Speaking With a Unified Voice: How To Build Faith Coalitions to Achieve Greater Impact.
4. Tips and Tricks for Researching Historic Records – Eric Larson, Loudoun County Historic Records Manager
1:15-2:00 Panel Discussion: Resolving the Issue of Race
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