It would be an understatement to say that the world has changed considerably in the year since EHC hosted the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton on March 3-4, 2020.
Posts Categorized: Organizational Development
Wide Angle Lens Session 3: Working ‘With’ and ‘In’ Communities Guest Speakers
This third 90-minute session in the EHC webinar series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices covered the difference between the concepts of consultation, engagement, collaboration, partnership, community research, representation, inclusion, voice, and shared authority. We discussed the difference between working ‘in’ communities, as a community member, and working ‘with’ communities as an outsider, and… Read more »
New Workshop Series Wide Angle Lens: Empowering Community Heritage Practices
The Edmonton Heritage Council has teamed up with internationally recognized heritage consultant and course instructor Catherine C. Cole to present a new series of 90-minute virtual workshops over the span of several months in 2020 and 2021.
Six Projects Funded Through HCIP Project Grant Stream
Edmonton Heritage Council is pleased to share details on six newly-funded projects under the Project grant funding stream of the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). HCIP, administered by Edmonton Heritage Council and funded by the City of Edmonton, invests in the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians.
Capacity-Building Workshop Final Session Scheduled
Good news! We have solidified a date for the final workshop in our fall Capacity-Building series. Join fellow heritage practitioners for an in-depth session focussed on succession planning, led by our very own Soni Dasmohapatra. For more information and for complimentary tickets, click here.
Introducing Soni Dasmohapatra! Your new EHC Grants Coordinator
I am excited to be contributing to an organization that is instrumental in documenting narratives of the past, present and the future state of Edmonton. I have had the opportunity to build my career in many different sectors including non-profit, provincial and municipal public service, academia and the United Nations. I have a Master’s in… Read more »
A Guest Post from Edmonton’s Historian Laureate: “Virginia Woolf and Original Order: Do Not Be Afraid”
In honour of International Archives Day on June 9th, I am writing my first in a series of what will hopefully be helpful advice about your family archives. I am going to be throwing some archival terms around. Do not be afraid (of Virginia Woolf). She will be helping me. This is a cautionary tale… Read more »
“From Idea to Application”: An EHC Speed-Networking Event!
Do you have an idea for a heritage project, but need some help getting it off the ground? Are you involved in heritage work in Edmonton and have some tips and tricks to share? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of those questions, then you are going to want to join us on May 9… Read more »
Heritage in Our Communities: Heritage Community Investment Recipients, May 2017
On Tuesday, May 30th, Edmonton City Council approved the EHC’s latest recommendations for funding from the Heritage Community Investment Program’s first quarter cycle. Thank you to all of the applicants and hard working community organizations for their creative efforts to connect Edmontonians with the stories of their city. Here are the summaries of 20 new… Read more »
What’s Your Story? Welcoming Applications for the Heritage Community Investment Program
This February’s relaunch of the Heritage Community Investment Program marks another step towards building a funding program that encourages creative storytelling and welcome a greater diversity of Edmontonians to participate. The Heritage Community Investment Program has been under review for almost a year. Last April, EHC gathered to collectively reflect on the program’s strengths, weaknesses,… Read more »