Category: News & Notes

Avery Research Center Awarded Funding

The Avery Research Center is glad to announce that we are the recipient of two grants to help us do work in the coming year in documenting, preserving, and providing access to information and materials about Black experiences in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Please see below for brief information about the projects and we look …

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Join the Avery Digital Classroom in August 2021

The Avery Research Center is pleased to provide a wide variety of programming for the August edition of the Avery Digital Classroom The Virtual Town Hall and the Conseula Francis Reading Circle requires registration in advance.

Avery Sponsor’s Stono Park Elementary Food Justice Garden

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is sponsoring the Stono Park Elementary School Food Justice Garden in collaboration with MUSC Urban Farm. This initiative will serve as pilot program for teaching students about growing food, incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables into their diets and the importance of access to healthy foods …

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Avery Digital Classroom for May 2021

We are back with a series of great programming for May 2021. Check out the event flyers below. Some events have specific registrations as noted below. Preserving the Black Family on May 12th (registration information found in blog post) Lowcountry Action Committee and Eastside Community Development Corporation, Thursdays in May (blog post) Role of Black …

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