This conversation about the meaning and importance of Charlottesville’s Court Square as a public space, features Elgin Cleckley, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Education, and Health at UVA; Justin Reid, Director of Community Initiatives, Virginia Humanities; Dr. Kirt Von Daacke, Assistant Dean, Associate Professor of History UVA; and Betsy Baten,  Museum Educator and Interpreter, Monticello. This event will be moderated by Dr. Andrea Douglas, Executive Director Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

The discussion will center on the cultural landscape of Court Square and the historic significance and design of its current markers and monuments.

Participate live and stream: https://publicinput.com/O3666 Participate by phone: 855-925-2801 Meeting code: 9188 Participate by email: S446@PublicInput.com

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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