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A.R.C.H.

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The Archives for Racial and Cultural Healing

The Archives for Racial and Cultural Healing “The ARCH™” seeks to properly acknowledge, memorialize, and be a catalyst to end the false belief In a hierarchy of human value based on race, embracing our common humanity, and permanently eliminating persistent racial inequities. The ARCH consists of qualitative and quantitative data and documentation developed, acquired, commissioned and accumulated on Black life, history, art, music, culture, and American history. The ARCH provides residencies, scholarships and training for and by leading Black cultural workers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and artists. The ARCH seeks to mitigate past harms and prevent future harms as we transform to a healthier and inclusive society free of a false belief in a racial hierarchy. The ARCH will be a publicly and digitally accessible library, database and tool, providing additional access through an open data portal linking elementary and secondary schools, libraries, HBCUs, colleges, universities and appropriate non-profit entities.

 
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Our Mission is to provide a feasible transformative pathway to achieving the lasting and sustainable racial healing and equity our country so desperately needs and deserves. The initiative aims to heal the wounds born of past and present oppressive structures and transform our nation from being bound to a hierarchy of human value into one embracing the realization of human dignity for all as the foundation to achieve a more perfect democracy.

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Through private-public partnerships, I envision through the ARCH networks we can provide scholarships, training, and student loan relief for students as well as residencies, exhibits, and training for and by Black cultural workers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and artists.

Our Values reflect our shared aspirations that support and encourage our long-standing commitment to public service, accountability and transparency, and the cultural records that we hold in trust.

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The A.R.C.H.’s overall goal is to mitigate past harms and prevent future harms as we transform to a healthier and inclusive society free of a false belief in a racial hierarchy. The ARCH will be a publicly and digitally accessible library, database and tool, providing additional access through an open data portal linking elementary and secondary schools, libraries, HBCUs, colleges, universities and appropriate non-profit entities.

 
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