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Collections by Michelle Brown WSG Legacy Project's Victor Salvo (Part 2)

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Through "The Legacy Walk" in Chicago (the world's only outdoor LGBTQ history museum and Chicago's newest Historic Landmark); "The Legacy Project Education Initiative" (a free, downloadable resource); and "The Legacy Wall" (a traveling interactive exhibit) – the award-winning Legacy Project is committed to challenging the social and cultural marginalization of LGBTQ people. Victor Salvo was Chicago Chairperson for the 1987 National March on Washington Committee. This committee led an estimated 5000 Chicagoans to the nation’s capital.
THE LEGACY PROJECT was inspired the first time the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt was shown at this National March.

In Part two of our interview with Victor Salvo, cofounder and executive director of The Legacy Project in Chicago he will share what is ahead for the Legacy Project as it enters its second decade, how the Project has been impacted by the COVID -19 Pandemic and how individuals can visit and support the Legacy Project and Walk

The Legacy Project would have been celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the plans for this year’s celebration and the project’s other activities including "The Legacy Walk" and "The Legacy Wall" have been changed.

Chicago’s Legacy Project illuminates and affirms the lives of LGBTQ people to honor their experiences and accomplishments; to collect and preserve their contributions to world history and culture; to educate and inspire the public and young people; and to assure an inclusive and equitable future.

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