March 13, 2021 Branch Meeting and Discussion Black Parents Matter: Triumphs and Challenges

Program Title

Black Parents Matter: Triumphs and Challenges

Date and Time

March 13, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location

Zoom Meeting

Sponsor(s)

Charleston Area Branch of ASALH and Charleston Freedom School

Description

A candid conversation on the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the lived experiences of three parents. By sharing their stories our presenters will lead us into an exploration of old and new approaches that can help the Black family and community navigate today’s environment.

Speakers

Bill Davis, retired educator and author of Baba and the Crew

Jane Dunhamn, Founder and Director of National Black Disabilities Coalition and author of The Way of Freedom and Life (Summer 2021)

Kevin Smith, Principal, C.E. Williams Middle School, Charleston, SC

Moderator

Dena Davis, Director of Charleston County Head Start and Branch Historian

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February 13th Branch Event: Preserving the Black Family through Records

Join the archival staff at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for a discussion on the role of archivists and archives in preserving family histories

When: Saturday, February 13, 2021 via Zoom

Time: 1:00 p.m. EST

Sponsored by the Charleston Area Branch of ASALH and the Charleston Freedom School

Event is free and open to the public

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Please use the form below to register for the event or click the link here

Charleston Area Branch of ASALH February 2021 Events

PROGRAM 1: PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING 2020 BLACK HISTORY MONTH THEME; “THE BLACK FAMILY”

DATE: February 1, 2021 (Zoom), Registration will be available in January 2021

TIME: 12:00 p.m.

SPEAKER: Julie Monroe, President of Charleston Area Branch of ASALH

SPONSOR: Charleston Area Branch of ASALH

DESCRIPTION: This event is designed to promote the celebration of Black History Month and the year-long activity of the branch focused on theme “The Black Family.”

PROGRAM 2: “THE BLACK FAMILY: FINDING AND TELLING YOUR FAMILY STORY”

DATE: February 13, 2021 (Zoom), Registration will be available in January 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m.

SPONSORS: Charleston Area Branch of ASALH, The Avery Research Center, Charleston Freedom School

DESCRIPTION: This event is the first in a year-long series of activities to encourage and promote the research, preservation, and sharing of the histories of Black families. The Avery Research Center will present approaches that we can use to construct historical narratives that reveal the identity and diversity of our families. Participants will also learn how to utilize the resources of the Avery Research Center in researching and preserving their family stories. 

July 13, 2019: Branch Meeting

CHARLESTON AREA BRANCH OF ASALH MEETING AGENDA

JULY 13, 2019

1:00pm-2:30pm in the following location:

Room 227 – 2nd floor

Addlestone Library

205 Calhoun Street

Charleston, South Carolina 29401

  1. Conference Update – Julia-Ellen Davis, Branch President
  2. Opportunities to Participate in the Conference    
    1. A. Volunteers – Gwendy Harris, Volunteer Coordinator/Julie Monroe
    2. Sponsors for the Conference –  Maxine Smith, LAC Coordinator
  3. Required ASALH Branch Programs – Julia-Ellen Davis, Branch President    
    1. Founders Day (Fall 2019)
    2. Carter G. Woodson (December 2019)
    3. Black History Month (February 2020) 
  4. Standing Committees – Julia-Ellen Davis, Branch President     
    1. Program Committee     
    2. Membership Committee     
    3. Nominating Committee     
    4. Ad Hoc Committee 
    5. Retreat – Dena Davis, Branch Historian
      1.  August 10, 2019, 1:00pm, SC Society Hall, 72 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
  5.  VI. Financial Report – Julie Monroe, Branch Treasurer

ASALH COMMUNITY-WIDE INFORMATION MEETINGS
Each of the upcoming ASALH Community-wide Information Meetings about the 104th Annual Meeting and Conference will be at 5:30pm-7:00pm in the North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406 in the Montague Room (2nd floor) on the following dates. This free event is open to the public.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

CONFERENCE MAILER
For up to date conference information and registration form, visit the following website: https://asalh.org/conference/104th-annual-meeting-and-conference-registration-mailer/