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Love and Grief -Nancy Godoy

As the year comes to an end, I’m reflecting on the waves of love, grief, and trauma we’ve experienced the last few years, especially during the pandemic. If you’re reading this, take a deep breath with me. Exhale. When you’re ready, let yourself feel, process, and release all the em...

Archival Discovery: Denise’s process of preservation -Denise Mosso

“The acquisition of knowledge is one of the things I value the most, which is why the most rewarding aspect of my experience has been learning from people’s archives as well as my own”   I was first introduced to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative when they contact...

Sharing Asian-American Stories

  On Friday, August 27th, a book display highlighting Asian-American voices went up in Hayden Library on ASU’s Tempe campus. The ...

Final Reflection - Kate Saunders

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We conclude the final reflection posts from our graduating student archivists series with an entry from Kate Saunders. Kate is an amazing artist and activist dedicated to community work. From the beginning of her time w...

Final Reflection - Elise Daniells

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We continue the final reflection posts from our graduating student archivists series with an entry from Elise Daniells. Elise came to the CDA team because she knew one of our former student archivists Preetpal Gill and ...

Final Reflection - Denise Mosso Ruiz

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We continue the final reflection posts from our graduating student archivists series with an entry from Denise Mosso Ruiz. Denise came to the CDA team with a strong sense of self and an amazing understanding of what com...

Final Reflection - Myra Khan

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We start the final reflection posts from our graduating student archivists series with an entry from Myra Khan. Myra has been such a constant on the CDA team that it seems unimaginable that she will not be here come the...

In celebration of our graduating student archivists: A farewell - Jessica Salow

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We wrap up the entries for the Spring 2021 semester with a farewel...

The role of oral traditions within marginalized societies and their validity within archives - Myra Khan

Welcome to the Community-Driven Archives (CDA) Initiative blog! We continue this semester’s CDA blog with a submission from Myra Khan, our amazing student archivist who is currently a senior at Arizona State University (ASU) studying Sustainability with a minor in Political Science ...