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UPROSE Executive Director Elizabeth Yeampierre named 2022 Preservation Week® Honorary Chair

Elizabeth Yeampierre, 2022 Preservation Week Honorary Chair

[En Español] Preservation Week is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of the Brooklyn-based Latinx community organization UPROSE, will serve as the 2022 Preservation Week Honorary Chair. Yeampierre, an internationally recognized Puerto Rican attorney and environmental and climate justice leader of African and Indigenous ancestry, is a fierce…Continue Reading

Listen to a Special Episode of the Call Number Podcast: A Conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones

In a special bonus episode, Call Number with American Libraries podcast celebrates Preservation Week this week by exploring the 1619 Project, a collection of historical records, essays, photos, and audio that aims to reframe the consequences of slavery in the US and highlights the contributions of Black people to the American experience. American Libraries…Continue Reading

Celebrate Preservation Week ® 2021 with free webinars, event tools and resources

April 25–May 1, libraries, institutions, archives, and museums across the country will celebrate preservation and conservation in their communities, libraries, institutions, archives, and museums. Following the Preservation Week 2021 theme “Preserving Community Archives”, Preservation Week will promote and support efforts to conserve community archives, offering free webinars, event tools, and preservation tips…Continue Reading