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Environmental Justice

Museums support Democracy Virtual Series

12 - 1:30 PM | Friday, April 29 EST

Virtual webinar is free; advance registration required.

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 ASL interpretation provided by Interpretek.


Speakers


Nicole Lim

Director

California Indian Museum and Cultural Center

Nicole Lim has earned advanced degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and University of San Francisco School of Law. She is Pomo and has worked for the National Indian Justice Center and the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center (CIMCC) since 1996. As Executive Director of the CIMCC, she works to develop exhibits, educational programs and curricular resources that represent Native American perspectives. She founded the Tribal Youth Ambassadors program in 2010 the program received the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities in 2016. She co-edited, On Indian Ground: California, the first in a series of books that focus on best practices for K-12 educators of Native students. California Governor Edmund Brown appointed her to the Board of Directors, 4th District Agricultural Association, Sonoma-Marin Fair, where she served from 2013-2017. Nicole served as the Vice President of the California is Association of Museums (CAM) and formerly co-chaired CAM’s Government Relations committee. She also serves as the Secretary for the National Tribal GIS program and is a member of the Native American Advisory Committee to the University of California Office of the President. She also serves on T-Mobile's External Diversity and Inclusion Sub Council for California.



Nancy Rosoff

Andrew W. Mellon Senior Curator, Arts of the Americas

Brooklyn Museum

Prior to joining the Brooklyn Museum in 2001, Nancy Rosoff served as Collections Manager and Assistant Director for Museum Operations at the New York Historical Society, and, before that, as an Associate Curator at New York’s National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution (formerly the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation). Rosoff received a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.


About Museum Hue

Museum Hue is a nationally recognized organization that works to paint a larger portrait of the arts and culture field by providing greater support and recognition for Black, Indigenous, and people of color throughout museums and other cultural entities across the United States. Founded in 2015, Museum Hue has partnered and collaborated with arts and culture entities throughout the nation. Visit www.museumhue.com


About the National Endowment for the Humanities

Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation. Additional information about the National Endowment for the Humanities and its grant programs is available at: www.neh.gov


About Humanities New York

Using dialogue, reflection, and critical thinking, Humanities New York applies the humanities to strengthen democratic society. Established in 1975 as the state aliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities New York is a private 501(c)(3) organization that may receive federal, state, and private funding. Learn more at: www.humanitiesny.org

The Museum Association of New York helps shape a better future for museums and museum professionals by uplifting best practices and building organizational capacity through advocacy, training, and networking opportunities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

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