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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 Assistant for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, a multiyear 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 works for the Greenbelt Museum and is a member of the Landmarks Committee of the DC Preservation League. She lives in Bowie, MD with her husband and two sons.

Recent Publications

Holistic Approaches, Inclusive Change.” Preservation Leadership Forum, National Trust for Historic Preservation. June 6, 2018.

Preservation Perceptions and Moving Forward.” Preservation Leadership Forum, National Trust for Historic Preservation. January 30, 2015.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Material Culture, Museums, Race, Urban History