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.
|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/|
|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|