The January 26 Revolution NJ Quarterly Update included new resources for New Jersey groups planning events and programs commemorating the 250th anniversary of the United States. The replay is now available online at https://youtu.be/sBj76WSeKNg.
The session includes the latest information from the New Jersey Historical Commission and Crossroads of the American Revolution on planning for New Jersey’s commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the United States. Revolution NJ Community and Civic Engagement Working Group Co-chair Michelle Perez shared insights on the work being done by the volunteer members of the five working groups that are developing potential programs and events for the 250th commemoration.
NEW AND UPCOMING PROGRAMS
Several new resources are available to help you deepen your knowledge about Revolution NJ themes:
A Bundle of Silences: Reimagining Interpretive Approaches to the Past
Learn about this new webinar series in a live chat with the NJ Historical Commission’s Marc Lorenc on Monday January 31 at noon, via Zoom or the NJ Historical Commission Facebook page.
The full A Bundle of Silences series including pre-recorded videos, resources and FAQ is available here.
Big Ideas: Concepts for the 250th
What is the American Revolution webinar (recorded January 24) is the first in a series of live panel sessions featuring scholars in history and social sciences.
The next live session, What is Identity and Why Does It Matter? is scheduled for February 25 at noon. Pre-register for this free event here: https://bit.ly/WhatIsIdentity.
Visit the Revolution NJ Professional Development Opportunities webpage for more information on the Big Ideas series.