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Break & Learn: Honoring Black History Through Collaboration and Celebration

Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 12:15pm to 1:30pm

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A discussion with three of the 14 co-creators of the Cornell Botanic Gardens “Seeds of Survival and Celebration” exhibit: Kofi Acree, Director of the Clarke Africana Library; Sarah Fiorello, Interpretation Coordinator, Cornell Botanic Gardens; and Catherine Thrasher-Carroll, Mental Health Promotion Program Director.  Facilitated by Erin Sember-Chase, DEI Learning Consultant, Dept. of Inclusion & Belonging. 

A 2022 nominee for the “ONE Cornell” Employee Excellence Award, the “Seeds of Survival and Celebration” highlights a critical piece of American history – how enslaved Africans used their culinary skills, plants, and resilience to help shape and inspire signature dishes in a variety of regional cuisines. In this discussion, we’ll talk with three of the exhibit co-creators about how they collaborated to conceptualize and implement this meaningful testament to the Black community of yesterday and today.    

 

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