Chatham County History of Communities of Color
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Growth and Change - Chatham County History of Communities of Color
Sponsored by Deep River Chapter Pittsboro NSDAR
Join the Chatham Community Library for a series of lectures chronicling the history of communities of color in Chatham County. All lectures are virtual and free and open to the public.
Pre-Registration is required to receive a login link.
We Are Proud Americans: Asian American Pacific Islanders Honor Their Heritage
Friday, May 28th from 6-7:30 PM
Commemorate of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month with this virtual event featuring a live panel discussion on AAPI history moderated by Anna-Rhesa Versola Kallam, Managing Editor of Chatham Magazine. Learn more here.
Registration for this program is required and is available at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/ChathamAAPI
Chatham County – Discovering Our Heritage Through Genealogy
Friday, June 11th from 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Join the Chatham Community Library and the Chatham County Historical Association on a lecture focusing on the genealogical and heritage resources available through the County’s public libraries and other related resources. Learn more here.
Registration for this event is required and is available by clicking here: https://tinyurl.com/ChathamHeritage
From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African American in Chatham County
Saturday, June 19th from 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Celebrate Junteenth by joining Dr. Charles Johnson, Associate Professor and Director of Public History at North Carolina Central University, for a much anticipated virtual lecture on the history of African American in Chatham County. Dr. Johnson is an award-winning teacher, and a co-author of the book Topics on African Diaspora History (2016). Learn more here.
Registration for this program is required and is available at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/JohnsonLecture
K-12: Tracing the Latino Experience in Chatham County Public Schools - The Personal Journey of a Latina Educator
Friday, June 25th from 6 - 7:30 PM
In this virtual lecture by Dr. Virginia Cárdenas, she will take the audience on a journey through her personal walk as a Latina teacher, principal and administrator of public schools, how Chatham County schools worked address the needs of an unexpected influx of students by creating partnerships with other County agencies, and on Chatham and other counties effort to improve educational opportunities for Latino students. Learn more here.
Registration is required and is available at: https://tinyurl.com/CCL-Cardenas