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CCDI Awardee DC Public Library uses Library collections to preserve stories of DC’s Ethiopian communities

Posted by: Isabel Brador

DC Public Library (DCPL) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives, and Museums awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C.   DCPL is receiving $68,154.48 for their project, “Documenting the Ethiopian Communities of DC”. Through their project they …

CCDI Awardee Indiana University Collaborates with Indigenous Artists to Prioritize Indigenous Perspectives  

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Indiana University, one of CCDI’s 2024 Higher Education awardees, is receiving $68,154.48 for their project, “Connecting Collections: Indigenous Identities in Edward Curtis and Joseph Dixon Materials.” The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C. Through their project they will work …

CCDI Awardee University of Houston-Downtown Creates StoryMaps to Delve into Afro-Latino History

Posted by: Isabel Brador

University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Higher Education awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting at the CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C. UHD is receiving $69,084.67 for their project, “Discovering Afro-Latino Heritage: A Reflective StoryMap Project to Enhance Student Belongingness and Learning.” Through …

CCDI Awardee Friends of Tijeras Pueblo connects past and present

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Friends of Tijeras Pueblo (FTP) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives and Museum Awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C. FTP is receiving $61,366.50 for their project, “The Ancestral Tiwa World Connected to the Present: Tijeras …

CCDI Awardee Hoboken Public Library Explores the Puerto Rican Experience in America

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The Hoboken Public Library (HPL) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives and Museum Awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C.  HPL is receiving $69,449.39 for their project, “The Puerto Rican Experience in Hoboken and America,” which explores …

Recording of CCDI’s 2023 Awardee Project Celebration Available Online!

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The recording of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative’s  2023 Awardee Project Celebration is now available online!  CCDI’s Higher Education and Libraries, Archives and Museums awardees wowed audiences with their projects and shared their experiences using and re-mixing the Library’s digital collection collections. Keep reading below for a brief synopsis of each project.   University of …

A promotional graphic featuring information about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative' Summer Fuse 2024 event on June 24, 2024.

Register Now for CCDI’s Summer Fuse 2024

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Join us!  The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) will host its third Annual Summer Fuse event on Monday, June 24, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. This virtual event will feature presentations from our 2024 CCDI Award Recipients, a Community-Engaged AI Panel, and CCDI Junior Fellows and AHHA intern.    Click here to register for the event! …