Open Wide our Archives: Truth, Transparency & Access
October 30-31, 2023
Cardinal Rigali Center, St. Louis, Missouri
The Cross Steering Committee invites you to join us for our inaugural conference, Open Wide our Archives: Truth, Transparency & Access. This program is designed to assist organizations in gaining knowledge of their institution’s history, exploring ways of promoting open access to records of the enslaved, and opening a dialog with your community about transparency and truthfulness.
To learn more about CROSS and read Archbishop Shelton Fabre’s introductory letter click here.
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO CONTINUED INTEREST, THE DEADLINES FOR THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND HOTEL RESERVATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 9/30.
All those wishing to attend the conference must register for the conference and reserve hotel accommodations separately:
Conference Registration: The cost of the conference, which includes conference materials, breakfast and lunch (both days) is $99. Registration is on a first come first served basis, due to capacity limitations. Deadline to register is September 30, 2023.
Conference Schedule may be viewed here.
(Please note: online payments are routed through the Archdiocese of St. Louis’ payment page. Instructions are provided on how to pay online. Receipts will be emailed to all registrants.)
A room block has been reserved at the Drury Inn & Suites Forest Park, 2111 Sulphur Ave., St. Louis, MO 63139 for $99 per night. For reservations please click here to visit their website.
Make sure to use this Group Discount Number 10070536 when making your reservation. This Group Discount is good for reservations made until September 30, 2023.
For questions about the conference and registration, please email [email protected]