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ASALH - 4:08
Elena Russo talks with Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director for The Association for the Study of African American History of (ASALH). The mission of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH®) is to promote, research, preserve, interpret and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community. They also talks about the 104th Annual conference that will be held in October. For more information on ASALH, visit their Website.
Dumbarton House Museum
Dumbarton House Museum - 4:45
Elena Russo sat down with Karen Daly, Executive Director for Dumbarton House Museum to talk about the museum and their mission. The mission of Dumbarton House, the national headquarters of The National Society of TheColonial Dames of America (NSCDA), is to support the NSCDA Corporate Societies and their members; to maintain an historic museum property, which serves as a resource for the NSCDA nationally; and to contribute to the cultural life of the surrounding community. For more information on the Dumbarton House Museum, visit their website.
Veterans Health Administration
Elena Russo talks with Dr. Ryan Vega, VA Diffusion of Excellence Lead for the Veterans Health Administration. The VHA Innovation Program facilitates results-driven and forward-looking health care innovation within VA. The program allows critical health care innovations to emerge from the field, evolve based on constructive and collaborative review, and be piloted in a safe harbor environment. For more information on the Veterans Health Administration Innovation Program, visit their website.
Posse DC. - 4:15
The Posse model works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students—a Posse—carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for individual and community development. As the United States becomes an increasingly multicultural society, Posse believes that the leaders of the 21st century should reflect the country’s rich demographic mix. The key to a promising future for our nation rests on the ability of strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems. Posse’s primary aim is to train these leaders oftomorrow. Elena Russo talked with the Director of Posse DC., David Barber. For more information on Posse DC., visit their website.