UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

MARCH 21, 2020 – Slavonian Hall in Tacoma!

Free Workshop on Preserving the Cultural and Historical Records of Your Ethnic Community, Organizations, and Families.
Sessions by University of Washington Archivists and Librarians.
Featuring a special session on Croatians in Washington State.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Slavonian Hall – 2306 N. 30th Street, Tacoma, Washington
RSVP by March 10 to rsvp@ethnicheritagecouncil.org


Traditional Croatian lunch available for $15 cash donation at the door
Reserve lunch with your RSVP

Sponsored by
Slavonian American Benevolent Society
Heritage League of Pierce County
Washington State Historical Society
Ethnic Heritage Council
University of Washington Libraries
4 Culture

MAY 9, 2020 – Seattle

Free Workshop on Preserving the Cultural and Historical Records of Your Ethnic Community, Organizations, and Families.
Sessions by University of Washington Archivists and Librarians.

9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Swedish Club
1920 Dexter Avenue, Seattle

Offered as part of the Ethnic Heritage Council 40th Anniversary Celebration & Awards Ceremony

July 2020 – Bellevue, Washington – Tentative Program
We Are History Keepers workshop

Contact us to co-sponsor!

NOVEMBER 7, 2020 – Kent, Washington
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
4th Annual We Are History Keepers Workshop
Kent, Washington

FEBRUARY 2021 – Everett, Washington – Tentative Program
We Are History Keepers Workshop

Contact us to co-sponsor!

We Are History Keepers! Empowers all communities to tell their stories. Builds excitement for community history. Teaches new generations about the value of community archives. Explores what the community record is and how it’s formed and collected. Connects communities with local archives. Develops new models of collaborative archiving. Teaches us how we can support communities to be history keepers!

The University of Washington Libraries and the Ethnic Heritage Council have partnered to create We Are History Keepers!  – an ongoing series of workshops on archiving the cultural and historical records of ethnic communities and families in the Pacific Northwest. The free, day-long workshops are hosted in communities around the Puget Sound in collaboration with local ethnic and historical associations.  Workshop sessions are led by archivists and information specialists from the University of Washington Libraries and other organizations who teach best practices and help build skills related to preserving historical records.

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Explore this website to learn about past workshops as well as upcoming events.

Workshops are always free and open to the public and pre-registration is encouraged so that we can meet your needs.

Contact us!

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Participants at the Kent, Washington History Keepers workshop in 2017. Exhibit on Chinese Expulsion and impacts on Chinese American history and culture.

We Are History Keepers is a collaboration between the University of Washington Libraries, the Ethnic Heritage Council, and regional community organizations. Partial funding is provided by 4Culture.

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