Funding for this program is provided by a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, with additional .. Read more support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, or The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This webinar will explore routes for internal advocacy with a focus on collections care, securing time and funding for preservation initiatives and conservation treatment, and will discuss opportunities for incorporating information about preservation into all institutional advocacy efforts. The speaker will include practical tips and examples of initiatives that have successfully incorporated both collections care and advocacy efforts at museums, libraries, and archives. She is a member of the National Heritage Responders of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC). She also serves as Adviser to both the Collection Care Network and the Member Designation Working Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). Laura’s first role at CCAHA was Preservation Specialist, after which she served as Director of Preservation Services.
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