(2022) 1619 Project Education Conference

Planned, facilitated, and participated in the Pulitzer Center’s inaugural 1619 Education Conference on February 19 and 20, 2022. The virtual event celebrated the accomplishments and explored the challenges of Pulitzer Center’s first 1619 Project Education Network cohort and provided opportunities to learn about the resources they have created on the www.1619education.org website.

Conference keynotes included Martha S. Jones, history professor at Johns Hopkins University and author of the essay on “Citizenship” from The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, and Renée Watson and Nikkolas Smith, co-writer and illustrator of Born on the Water, a book for children adapted from the project.