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Saturday, July 29 • 10:30am - 11:30am
F10 - #ArchivesForBlackLives: Archivists respond to Black Lives Matter

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Building on the work of our colleague Jarrett Drake, Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia (A4BLiP) formed to explore archives-related issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement: availability of police records; history and memory-making; and race-based privilege, exclusion, and violence. A4BLiP archivists and Don't Shoot PDX activists lead a discussion about actions we can take to support Black lives and how professional and community archivists can work together to expand organizing around #ArchivesForBlackLives.


Celia Caust-Ellenbogen

Archivist, Swarthmore College
Celia Caust-Ellenbogen has worked at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College since 2015. She is also a graduate of Swarthmore. In the interim, she earned an MLIS from the Univ. of Pittsburgh and worked at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of... Read More →
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Faith Charlton

Lead Processing Archivist, Princeton University Library
Faith Charlton is Lead Processing Archivist, Manuscripts Division Collections at Princeton University Library. A certified archivist, she holds an MLIS from Drexel University, an MA from Villanova University, and a BA from The College of New Jersey.
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Megan Miller

Digital Imaging Technician, Chemical Heritage Foundation
Megan Miller is part of the Chemical Heritage Foundation's multi-year Beckman Legacy Project, digitizing collection materials and making them accessible in the institution's new digital repository. She previously worked as a processing archivist and intern at the American Philosophical... Read More →
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Teressa Raiford

Founder, Dont Shoot Portland
Black History, Culture, Archiving, Preservation, Anthropology, Genealogy, Politics and Policy.

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Oregon BR 204 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232