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March 26, 2021
The Official Newsletter for the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)
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An Eatonville Saga Podcast World Premiere
Monday, March 29th  

 
An Eatonville Saga: The Story of an Historic Black Town's Struggle to Survive AND Thrive is the telling of a community "bound and determined" to maintain its heritage and cultural integrity even as it seeks to control its destiny in a 21st century global economy. 
 
Recounted with the perspective of time, research, and "back story" anecdotes, An Eatonville Saga shares the tale of what happens when "Truth speaks to Power;" and when  the "black, white and gray" of an issue intersect with  conscience, commitment, and convenience on behalf of mutual advantage. At times, the story is gut-wrenching, but it is a continuing  human drama, and you won't want to miss a single episode. Available via podcast, Monday - Friday, beginning on March 29.
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COMMUNITY NEWS
***CALL FOR PAPERS***
The 106th Annual ASALH  Meeting and Virtual Conference
September 14 - September 30

The 2021 ASALH Academic Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers, entire sessions, presentations, performances, films, round-tables, workshops, conversations, or alternative formats dealing with the 2021 theme, “The Black Family”.

The ASALH Academic Program Committee seeks a diverse slate of presenters and panels representing a variety of professional and institutional backgrounds, perspectives, and voices.

- Specific interest in detailed, comprehensive, and descriptive proposals that outline the theme, scope, and aim of participants
-Proposals from scholars working across a variety of temporal, geographical, thematic, and topical areas in Black history, life and culture are encouraged

 Submissions will be accepted until April 15 at 5 PM (EST). will be responses by June 15.
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FLORIDIANS in the Arts & Culture Community


Applications for 2022-2023 General Program Support, Specific Cultural Project, Cultural Facilities and Cultural Endowments will be accepted April 1, 2021 - June 1, 2021 on 
DOSGrants.com

Click HERE for more information about our grant programs. Guidelines will be available no later than April 1, 2021.
 
HOW TO APPLY WEBINARS:

How to Apply for Cultural Facilities Grants

·    10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 7
·    2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 15

How to Apply for General Program Support and Specific Cultural Project Grants
·    10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 8
·    2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14
The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.) is a historic preservation/cultural arts/community revitalization organization, which was established in 1987 and incorporated by the State of Florida in 1988.  P.E.C. has 501 (c) 3 status as determined by the Internal Revenue Service. Our FEIN is 59-2952662.
 
COVID-19-related funding to the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)  provided by:
Florida Humanities Council, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, and United Arts of Central Florida

We are governed by a Board of Directors, whose members are:
Officers
Winfred Chad McKendrick, President
Tadayuki (Tad) Hara, Ph.D., Vice President
Joshua Smith-Benson, PharmD., Treasurer
Rasheeda Garricks, MBA, Secretary
Marie-José François, MD, Immediate Past President
 
Members
John W. Beacham
Ava K. Doppelt, Esq.
Harietta Finley White
Thomas S. Kornegay
Reginald Lewis
Reginald B. McGill
Jenneil Ross
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