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Meeting archives

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May 16, 2015 Community Consultation

Who: Public
Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, Stakeholders gathered at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School with members of the East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee, VCU Staff and consultants to begin a community process “to identify individuals who would serve in the role of the “descendent community” to make recommendations around memorialization,

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Jan. 13, 2015 meeting summary

Who: Planning committee
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University

The East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee delegated the task of appropriately displaying and organizing information and footage gathered from the launch event on the project’s website and social media to the Communications Committee.

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Dec. 11, 2013, meeting summary

Who: Planning committee
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University

The East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee established the East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee Communications Subcommittee.

A VCU historian and a former VCU archaeologist presented information to the East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee and placed the committee’s work in context.

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Nov. 7, 2013, meeting summary

Who: Planning committee
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University

The East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee discussed meeting protocols and outlined a timeline for committee proceedings.

Representatives from the Smithsonian’s Division of Physical Anthropology and representatives from Historic Jamestown presented materials and provided a contextual framework for the committee.

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Sept. 25, 2013, meeting summary

Who: Planning committee
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University

President Michael Rao welcomed and charged the East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee. The committee’s mission is as follows:

The work of the East Marshall Street Well Planning Committee is to implement a community process that encourages learning about the human remains discovered near East Marshall Street and seeks community input in the formation of a “steering committee.” The “steering committee” will serve to represent the “descendant community” that will make recommendations on behalf of those individuals whose remains were discovered to support appropriate study,

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