CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Gullah Geechee Research Consortium
March 9, 2018 | 12:30 pm – 1: 30 pm
Free monthly conference call for community members, researchers, preservationists, curators and others interested in conducting research on Gullah Geechee topics or in the Gullah Geechee Corridor. To join, send a request to email@example.com.
Gullah Geechee Roots on Barbardos
Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 2:30 pm – 4 pm
Johns Island Public Library (3531 Maybank Highway)
Johns Island, South Carolina
Learn the the history of the enslaved Africans who came to South Carolina with planters from Barbados. Presented by the Barbados and Carolinas Legacy Foundation.
Connecting People to Place: Biking the Gullah Geechee Corridor
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | Noon – 1 pm
Free nationwide teleconfence
Join us for a lunchtime call to learn how your community, youth group or community organization can work with our partner East Coast Greenways to organize local bike clubs with a goal of helping Gullah Geechee people, low country residents and all Americans to explore the culture and natural beauty of the Corridor using the East Coast Greenway. The Greenway is the nation’s longest connected biking and walking route and it runs through the heart of the Gullah Geechee corridor — providing wonderful all-ages, opportunities for learning, fitness and economic development.Learn the the history of the enslaved Africans who came to South Carolina with planters from Barbados. Presented by the Barbados and Carolinas Legacy Foundation.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 5:30 pm
The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission will be convening a discussion and working group on the impact of sea level rise on the traditional culture and lands of Gullah Geechee communities and other Black Diaspora communities around the hemisphere. This is being done in conjunction with the new academic conference, “Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration.”