David Young is executive director of Cliveden of the National Trust, a National Historic Landmark located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. During his time at Cliveden, the historic site has received state and national awards for community engagement, historic preservation, and interpretation. Prior to his work at Cliveden, Young was director of the Johnson House, a National Historic Landmark museum of the Underground Railroad, and education director at the Philadelphia History Museum. He has published on Germantown's African American history and on issues related to historic site sustainability. Young serves as a lecturer in the graduate program of historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Design, and is a member of the Landmarks Committee advising the National Park Service on National Historic Landmark nominations. A Fulbright Scholar in 1993, Young holds a B.A. in German from Northwestern University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University.
- EventAn Artist Embedded: "Their Story, Our Story: The Gay Pride Movement"
LGBT Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. For An Artist Embedded's June programming, Ain Gordon will explore an earlier protest, Philadelphia's 1965 Annual Reminder picket—one of the first gay rights demonstrations in the country.event-contentan-artist-embedded-quot-their-story-our-story-the-gay-pride-movement-quot-
- Grants & GranteesAn Exploration of Interpretive Approaches to the Arch Street Meeting House
A series of pilot projects will evaluate which interpretive stories, themes, and methods most successfully engage today's audiences with the Arch Street Meeting House—a National Historic Landmark and Philadelphia's first burial ground—and will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn about Quaker history.grant-contentan-exploration-of-interpretive-approaches-to-the-arch-street-meeting-house