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Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Address 233 4th St, NW
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone (434) 260-8724
Website http://www.jeffschoolheritagecenter.org
Primary Contact Andrea Douglas
Primary Email director@jeffschoolheritagecenter.org
Executive Director Andrea Douglas
Primary Focus Area Arts and Humanities
Service Areas
  • Albemarle
  • Charlottesville

Mission Statement

Located in the Jefferson School City Center, The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center’s mission is to honor and preserve the rich heritage and legacy of the African-American community of Charlottesville-Albemarle, Virginia and to promote a greater appreciation for, and understanding of, the contributions of African Americans and peoples of the Diaspora locally, nationally and globally.

Giving Opportunities

Opportunity 1
Title:General Fund
Description:As the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center continues to serve the greater Charlottesville community by offering cultural enrichment, education, and engagement opportunities, we would appreciate support through your participation and giving. Please navigate our “Heritage Center Events” page for upcoming activities. http://jeffschoolheritagecenter.org/events/2014-fall-events/
Opportunity 2
Title:Embracing Our Narrative
Description:Begun in 2020, Embracing Our Narratives is the Heritage Center's summer teacher institute. For one week in June teachers in Central Virginia learn Charlottesville's African American history and gain applicable pedigogical
Total Project Cost:$125.00
Project TimelineAnnually