African American oral history project wins award

Children’s Services Council is thrilled to announce that Dr. Alisha Winn, an adjunct professor of applied cultural anthropology, earned an honorable mention for the 2023 Praxis Award for her leadership in the “Palm Beach County African American Virtual Oral History Project” by the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists. 

Dr. Winn partnered with Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County and the School District of Palm Beach County on the project, which brought together high school and college students who interviewed community elders to learn, gather and present information about what life was like growing up in Palm Beach County during segregation. 

To learn more about this award-winning project, visit: PBC Oral History Project – Consider The Culture.

About Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County

The Council is a local, special-purpose government created by Palm Beach County voters in 1986 and reauthorized in 2014. For more than 30 years, it has provided leadership, funding, services and research on behalf of the county’s children so they grow up healthy, safe and strong.

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