US Black Heritage: Welcome Mat

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US Black Heritage Project

Thank you for volunteering for the US Black Heritage Project!


Step #1 Very Important Project Pages

Before getting started, please read these important help pages that give you some basic information used by the project.

Please also see the project's home page for a list of some of our special events, our mission, and the very important use of our project sticker.

Step #2 Required New Member Form

Please complete this short form. Once you have submitted your answers, you will receive the project badge and someone from the New Membership Team will contact you about starting the US Black Heritage PATH.

What do we do as a project?

Membership Requirements

Requirements for joining the US Black Heritage Project:

  • Have Family Member level membership and sign the Honor Code.
  • Read the 3 very important pages linked above.
  • Complete the New Member Form linked above.
  • Declare what you would like to work on within the project.

Once you join we ask you to:

  • Enter one of the two US Black Heritage Project PATH tracks and work to complete it.
  • Join at least one project team and make at least one contribution towards the project's goals every six months
  • Join the project's Google Discussion Group
  • Respond to the six-monthly check-in and to your team leader/coordinator
  • Add black_heritage to the tags you follow to keep up with project posts


Please add the tag "black_heritage" to your profile if you would like to keep up with updates and posts in g2g.

You can also add the tag "slavery" and/or "heritage_exchange" if you are interested in this area of the project.

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These tags are set by editing your Profile Page, in the Communication Preferences: Section (near the top) which is displayed next to your badges. ( this for those like me that have a hard time finding things on WikiTree )
posted by LG Price