Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: On the Erasure of History

On the Erasure of History

by Luis Hoyos, Expert Member ACHP

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we must ensure historic preservation helps tell the story of all Americans. An important historic site to Latinos is Roosevelt High School in East Los Angeles, California. It is one of the five high schools that participated in the 1968 Blowouts–when young Latinos rose up to protest bad schools.

Fact Sheet About the ACHP

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency with the primary mission to encourage historic preservation in the government and across the nation.

Floyd Bennett Airfield Energy Project Honored with Chairman’s Award

A partnership among federal and state agencies and an energy company to rehabilitate and save historic airport hangars as part of an energy regulating station has received the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s (ACHP) Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation.

ACHP Annouces Partnership to Restore Apollo Mission Control Center

HOUSTON – Restoration of NASA’s Apollo Mission Control Center (MCC) will get underway this fall, thanks to a $5 million fundraising campaign spearheaded by the nonprofit Space Center Houston, which is partnering with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) to administer the funds.

Vibrant Volunteer Program Connects Museum with Those Interested in Learning About NYC Jewish Life

The ACHP continues to honor those who volunteer their time for historic preservation during April, National Volunteer Month. The Museum at Eldridge Street is a Preserve America Steward for demonstrating a successful use of volunteer time and commitment in order to help care for our nation’s historic heritage.

Roberta Berken has spent the last 18 years as a docent at the Museum at Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and she says it has been a great gift to her.

Celebration of National Historic Preservation Month Highlighted by Photo Contest

People Encouraged to ‘Picture Yourself in a Historic Place’

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month in May, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), National Park Service, and National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced a photo contest inviting people to enter by sharing photos they have taken of themselves, family, and friends on their own social media sites and using the hashtag #MyHistoricPlace.

Federal Preservation Partnerships

The ACHP has developed partnerships with various federal agencies in order to enhance and streamline the preservation process. The Office of Federal Agency Programs has liaisons who work with the partner agencies.  

Learn more about the partnerships with the following agencies:

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