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Wed, May 29

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Evanston Public Library - Robert Crown

The Placemaking Project

Come hear about this exciting project created in 2022 to research, collect and preserve local Asian American history. Click here to learn more!

The Placemaking Project
The Placemaking Project

Time & Location

May 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Evanston Public Library - Robert Crown, 1801 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202, USA

About the event

Asian Americans have been living in the Evanston area since the 1800's yet there are no records, documents or artifacts that mark their existence much less their contributions to the city's development and growth over the years.  The Placemaking Project seeks to uncover the stories that have been lost, and to record the ones that exist today in an effort to prevent the cultural erasure that threatens the Asian American community across the country and in our own backyard.

Join us to learn more about this exciting project and plans for future collection and preservation of local Asian American history and culture.

Read about the Placemaking Project here!

The Placemaking Project

A Presentation by Melissa Raman Molitor and Dr. Jenny Thompson

May 29, 2024

12-1pm

In-Person Event (virtual option will be made available)

Evanston Public Library - Robert Crown Branch

1801 Main St

Evanston, IL 60202

Event is free but registration is required

The series of events offered through the Visible Voices Project are free but we welcome donations. Your contribution allows us to continue supporting the Asian American community and offering learning opportunities that are free and accessible.

Donations can be made via Paypal Here

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