I was interviewed by DearMYRTLE last Friday about the work that AAGSNC has been doing with the Ancestral Project on GeneaBloggers Blog Talk Radio. It was an awesome experience.
On June 4, 2011, our months of work culminated with an event called “Who Am I? Family Journeys Youth Ancestry Testimonials” at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley. The turnout was fantastic as more than 100 people, both young and old, related and not, braved through the rain to support the youth.
I am so excited to report that the Ancestral Project has now been featured as a story in the Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News! This is a big deal considering that the Tribune is the hometown newspaper for most of the youth involved in the program.
For the last few months, I’ve had the honor and privilege to work with some amazing young people in Oakland and Berkeley …