DHPSNY: Antiracism from the Indigenous Perspective: Practical Applications


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CCAHA is committed to providing universal access to our programs. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs; please contact Liyah Desher, by email at ldesher@dhpsny.org or by phone 215-545-0613 ext. 317, at least seven days prior to the start of this event to make specific arrangements.


Museums, libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations are reckoning with their relationships to and with the indigenous communities of New York State. This program is designed for people who work in or volunteer for museums, libraries, archives, and cultural heritage organizations and/or sites, and are looking for practical opportunities to center indigenous voice, experiences and perspectives in their collections, programming and community engagement.

About Documentary Preservation & Heritage Services for New York (DHPSNY):

The Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program is a five-year initiative providing free planning and education services to New York State's collecting institutions. The program is overseen by the New York State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education, with services administered by CCAHA.

The DHPSNY team delivers education programming, Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation Surveys, Condition Surveys, and Strategic Planning Assistance to organizations in every corner of New York State. They serve the libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other institutions that safeguard New York's heritage.

Visit the DHPSNY website to learn more about their free programs and services.