CALL FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION: MEMORY & REMEMBRANCE COMMUNITY OFRENDA September 17, 2021- November 22, 2021 419 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701 The Mexic-Arte Museum invites the community to participate in our upcoming Day of the Dead/Dia de Los Muertos ofrenda. By contributing a photo of a loved one or someone you admire who has passed … Continue reading Call for Community Participation
Today we gave a tour of San Jose II to a group of community leaders including Councilmember Vanessa Fuentes and Dean Michelle Addington from the The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture. We are grateful for their support of our work. CALL TO ACTION (Re)claiming Memories needs you! Help us preserve Cementerio San … Continue reading Tour of San José II
Good Morning Friends, We are officially announcing our Spring Symposium titled, “Ciclos: Rebirth, Migration and Placemaking in the Americas.” It will take place March 11-12, 2021. We are so excited to create another space for a continuation of our Fall conversation. This time, however, we would like to center on the living. Read below our … Continue reading Ciclos: Rebirth, Migration and Placemaking in the Americas
Thank you to all that attended the symposium on October 31, 2020! For those that couldn’t make it, we are preparing a reflection and other material to give you some event highlights. You can also download our list of speakers. It contains their contact information in case there was a presenter that you were interested … Continue reading The Necropolis Politic: Mourning, Reclamation & Preservation in BIPOC Sacred Spaces
The Necropolis Politic: A Symposium on Mourning, Remembrance, Reclamation and Preservation in BIPOC Sacred Spaces
Save the date! The event will take place on October 31, 2020 from 9am-6pm (CST) Click on the following link to register for the symposium: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeSBAkJhAsn7ELNXAC2a9TPpYbHaKwSgxjFNVhY0cd_8e0sSQ/viewform?usp=pp_url
Thank you to those that joined the conversation. More events coming this Fall!
Dr. Fred McGhee, has generously provided the following template in case you are interested in voicing your support for the Montopolis community’s most current rezoning crisis. Dear (insert name of city council member), My name is (insert name) and I am a resident of Austin City Council district (insert district number). I am writing to … Continue reading Austin Residents: The Montopolis Community Needs Your Support
Ciclos: Rebirth, Migration & Placemaking
Registration is now open for the Ciclos Symposium! Click on the following link to confirm your attendance. We look forward to seeing everyone there!
The Necropolis Politic: A Reflection
If you missed the symposium and/or you would like to refresh your memory on the event, I am including a video of symposium highlights and a written reflection the symposium. Please take some time to look over them! I hope you enjoy them as much as I did creating them!
Written reflection here
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