Join us for “Diversifying Heritage in the United States” Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12 to 1:30 pm EDT. This free/contribution optional webinar in celebration of World Heritage Day 2021 will examine what U.S. heritage professionals are doing to create a more diverse and inclusive future for all and provide perspectives from four diverse voices about opportunities for positive change.
The webinar will begin with a keynote presentation by Shannon Estenoz, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior (DOI), who will speak about the agency’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Shannon’s presentation will be followed by short presentations and a panel discussion by four professionals sharing their diverse perspectives on U.S. heritage and steps we can take to make our programs and society as a whole more just and inclusive.
Our distinguished panelists are:
- Sara C. Bronin, Thomas F. Gallivan Chair in Real Property Law and Faculty Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Law, University of Connecticut School of Law
- Dorothy Firecloud, National Park Service (NPS) Assistant to the Director, Native American Liaison
- Autumn Saxton-Ross, Ph.D., Vice President of Education and Chief Equity Officer, National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA)
- Anna Tamura, Planning Portfolio Manager, Pacific West Region, NPS
We stand at an exciting moment of opportunity in the United States and globally. Please join us for this timely discussion!