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If you are interested in joining the Task Force, please review the committees listed below and email us at TCRTF[at]civilrightstuscaloosa.org with your contact information and committee preference; someone from your requested committee will contact you.

Community Organizing

Co-Chairs:

  • Willie Wells
  • Tonyia Tidline

Purpose:

  1. Provide data for community baseline on knowledge of the proposed civil rights trail.
  2. Recommend possible avenues for cultivating respectful relationships that lead to racial reconciliation.

Members: Mary Jolley, Danny Steele, and Katherine Edge

Public Programming

Co-Chairs:

  • Scott Bridges
  • Stacy Jones

Purpose: Identify and facilitate events sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Task Force.

Members: Bill Bomar, Carlton McHargh, and Gina Simpson

Archiving and Collections

Co-Chairs:

  • Tom Wilson
  • Robert Heath

Purpose:

  1. Provide formal means for collecting and archiving civil rights materials.
  2. Prepare for Day of Collection in March 2017.

Public Relations, Media, and Technology

Co-Chairs:

  • Tina Jones
  • Rebecca Minder

Purpose: Facilitate the development/distribution of information to the public regarding events and other activities of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Task Force.

Member: Tim Lewis

Grants and Resources

Co-Chairs:

  • Bill Bomar
  • Tina Jones

Purpose: Coordinate with City of Tuscaloosa to implement the National Park Service grant and identify additional resources necessary to facilitate the work of the Task Force, including fund-raising and grants.

Civil Rights Trail and Education

Co-Chairs:

  • Hilary Green
  • John Giggie
  1. Purpose: Identify sites for initial inclusion on ht e civil rights trail.
  2. Prepare appropriate historic materials to support each site.
  3. Develop relationships with educators at all levels to participate in learning activities regarding the civil rights trail.

Planning

Co-Chairs:

  • Tim Lewis
  • Mary Jolley
  • Brittain Evans

Purpose: Provide vision and action time line to support the mission of the Task Force.

Community Leadership

Co-Chairs:

  • Harrison Taylor
  • Steve Katsinas
  • Scott Bridges
  • Mary Jolley

Purpose: Develop and engage community leaders in support of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Trail.

Business Plan

Chair:

  • Samyra Snoddy

Purpose: Prepare first stage business plan for Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Task Force. Due May 1, 2017.