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CTTT Learning Series: Session Five

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Join us Sunday, September 27!
  • 1:00pm (PT); 2:00pm (MT); 3:00pm (CT); 4:00pm (ET)

With the postponement of this year’s National Gathering due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Planning Team sent out a new Call for Proposals in order to offer CTTT members a regular, monthly opportunity to connect, to learn, to share. The first session in May was “Tapping the Unrecognized Superpowers of Anti-Racism Allies,” led by Dr. David Campt. The second session in June was an “Introduction to Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) for Cultural Competence,” led by Donna Minter and Crixell Shell of the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute. The third session in July was “How Researching Family History Can Be So Emotional: Or, Why I Had a Meltdown in the Archives,” led by members of the CTTT Linked Descendants Working Group. The fourth session in August was “The Doctrine of Discovery: What is it and why is it relevant today?” led by Crixell Shell of the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute.

There will be sessions offered in coming months as well. In September, we offer:

Getting You Ready to Publish Your Family History

Led by Charlotte Bocage, long-time CTTT member, genealogist and writer

This session will provide relevant information about how to prepare your genealogical information for publication. You will be shown how to use the style sheet (which all participants will receive in advance) and Charlotte will provide other labor-saving techniques.

Charlotte M. Bocage has over forty years of genealogy experience. After watching “Roots” in 1977, Charlotte put a name to what she had been doing since she was five years old. A New Orleans native she organizes family reunions for both sides of her family. She worked for Pacific Bell for over 31 years retiring in 2001. As a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, she chaired the popular Black History Month Sale-A-Bration for over 10 years raising money for future Pioneer community service events. Charlotte graduated from UCLA in 1998 with a BA in Communication Studies. She taught Source Documentation 101 and a Louisiana Research Webinar for Family Tree University. Charlotte was a guest genealogy lecturer for the UCLA Osher Lifelong Learning Program for six years. She has been a member of Southern California Genealogical Society since 1999. As a member of the SCGS Board of Directors, she has served as the Program chair for Jamboree. She is currently the Education Committee chair that directs the Kids Family History Camp and the Lunch and Learn Education program. She also organizes the SCGS Speakers Bureau.

Space is limited to 100. Deadline to RSVP is September 24. You’ll receive Zoom connection and dial-in details prior to the call on September 27.

(Note: this Session will be recorded so those who are not available on September 27 can watch later)


September 27
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT
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