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Society of Black Archaeologists -SBA

The vision of the Society of Black Archaeologists (SBA) is to create a strong network of archaeologists that advocates to ensure the proper treatment of African and African diaspora material culture, promotes more people of African descent to enter the field of archaeology, ensures community collaborations, raises and addresses concerns related to African peoples worldwide, and highlights the past and present achievements and contributions people of African descent have made to the field of archaeology.

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums -ATALM

The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to preserving and advancing the language, history, culture, and lifeways of Indigenous peoples. 

Untold Stories

The mission of Untold Stories is to pursue an art conservation profession that represents and preserves a fuller spectrum of human cultural heritage. Their work expands art conservation’s ethical framework.

Association of African American Museums- AAAM

The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is a non-profit member organization established to support African and African American focused museums nationally and internationally, as well as the professionals who protect, preserve and interpret African and African American art, history and culture.

AIC EIC Equity & Inclusion

AIC’s Equity & Inclusion Committee was created to formalize our commitment to the issues of equity and inclusion within the American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and the field of conservation at large. The committee pursues strategic avenues that support the AIC’s Core Value of Equity and Inclusion and improves equity and inclusion in our membership and programs.

Museum Hue

Museum Hue is the leading organization dedicated to advancing Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color in the cultural field. Museum Hue fosters the social cohesion, well-being, and economic impact that arts and culture offer creatives and communities of color.

Museum Detox

Museum Detox challenges and works to deconstruct systems of inequality that exist to enable a sector where the workforce and audience is reflective of the UK’s 21st century population.

“Conservation is Not Neutral” Bibliography

Agents to Fight Deterioration’s “Conservation is Not Neutral” Bibliography is a free resource that collates articles, blogs, presentations, and writings about the efforts to decolonialize the field of conservation. It will be updated frequently as more articles become available. They are also found on Instagram as @AgentstoFightDeterioration

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