Abstract

In the introduction, National Trust President Stephanie Meeks discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion in the preservation movement. She speaks about the legacy of conscious and unconscious biases among early American historians and its impact on historic preservation practice. Meeks goes on to highlight the Diversity Summit at the Trust’s 2015 PastForward conference, noting that conversations among panelists and attendees agreed about the significance of diversity in continuing to develop a representative, contemporary, and inclusive preservation movement.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2325-7296
Print ISSN
1536-1012
Pages
pp. 3-8
Launched on MUSE
2016-10-06
Open Access
No
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