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National Trust for Historic Preservation/Greenbelt Museum
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Historic preservation, architecture, heritage conservation, intangible heritage, architectural history, African American, African American history, urban history, built environment, social justice, diversity, underrepresented groups, planned communities, New Deal
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About Me

Lawana Holland-Moore is the Program Officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a multiyear $25 million initiative dedicated to elevating the stories and places of African American activism and achievement. The National Trust’s 2014 Colodny Scholar, Holland-Moore holds a BA in Journalism and History from The George Washington University and a MA in Historic Preservation from Goucher College. Holland-Moore’s thesis was “Ethnic Minority Heritage Values and U.S. Historic Preservation Significance Public Policy.”

While at Goucher, Holland-Moore was a Researcher at the White House Historical Association and served on the National Trust’s Diversity and Inclusion group representing Decatur House. Holland-Moore also worked at the Greenbelt Museum and Historic House and  is a member of the Landmarks Committee of the DC Preservation League.

Recent Publications

Preservation Leadership Forum Blog Articles:
Continuing Community in New Orleans

Honoring African American History at Oberlin Village” (also in savingplaces)
Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: A Q & A with Jannie Harriot
Holistic​ Approaches, Inclusive Change“​​​
Preservation Perceptions and Moving Forward“​​​
Preservation Leadership Forum Journal:
Shared Spaces, Invisible Imprints: Intersections of Latinx and African American Intangible Heritage” (with Sehila Mota Casper) articles:
Hinchliffe Stadium’s Comeback is a Home Run

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Material Culture, Museums, Race, Urban History