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Three Great Job Opportunities at SdCNHA

Preserve local history and culture. SdCNHA is hiring three energetic positions with opportunities for professional development in a fast paced and fun environment. Please send resumes and three references to info@sdcnha.org

Grants & Projects Coordinator–Full Time

  • Creation of Grant Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding,

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Video Premiere at Pioneer Days

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area(SdCNHA) will premiere a documentary that highlights the settlement of Manassa and surrounding areas. The project is a collaboration between SdCNHA, Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area (NRGNHA) and Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area (MPNHA) and was funded in part by the San Luis Valley Conservation &

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SdCNHA Welcomes Executive Director

“The Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Chacon as Executive Director of the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area(SdCNHA). A native of the San Luis Valley, Julie possesses an extensive understanding of the region’s culture. Her work with SdCNHA over the past several years will bring a wealth of experience to the table and her initiative will help advance the mission of SdCNHA.” Nick Saenz,

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Maestas Case

By SYLVIA LOBATO

CONEJOS/ALAMOSA — The nation’s earliest and longest-unheralded victory
in the war against educational segregation took place in the San Luis Valley between
1912 and 1914 and the big winners were Alamosa’s children.

In 1914, “The Denver Catholic
Register”

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SdCNHA Executive Director Search–Job Description

Employer Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area
The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) was formed through legislation that will preserve and promote the cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the area of three Counties in the San Luis Valley.
Position
SdCNHA Executive Director
Type
Professional Opportunities
Location
San Luis Valley,

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SdCNHA Welcomes Interim Executive Director Julie Chacon

The
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area welcomes Interim Executive Director
Julie Chacon.  Ms. Chacon will provide
strong leadership, communications and initiative during this time of transition
following the departure of Executive Director Tori Martinez.

Ms.
Chacon, a San Luis Valley Native originally from Capulin,

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Four New National Historic Sites Named in the SLV

The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area and History Colorado, through an Underrepresented Communities Grant from the Historic Preservation Fund of the National Park Service, Department of Interior, have successfully submitted four properties in the San Luis Valley to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Keeper of the National Register in Washington D.C.

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SPMDTU to be Restored

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La Sociedad Protección Mutua de Trabajadores Unidos (SPMDTU) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area of Alamosa and a $193,361 grant from the Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) of Denver for 2019-2021.

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Tonko, McKinely Introduce Bill to Strengthen National Heritage Area Systems

Tonko, McKinley Introduce Bill to StrengthenNational Heritage Areas System

Bipartisan legislation backed by 60+ members establishes process for designating, evaluating and maintaining National Heritage Areas across the U.S.–Written by Matt Sonneborn

WASHINGTON – Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and David McKinley (R-WV) announced today that they have introduced the National Heritage Area Act of 2019,

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Lawmakers Move to Restore National Scenic Byways Program

Written by Scenic America

America’s scenic roadways got a major boost in Congress on February 6 as the House of Representatives passed a bill to restart the dormant National Scenic Byways Program, while companion legislation was introduced in the Senate.

“We are thrilled with Congress’

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