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.

Conference Materials

Conference Schedule may be viewed here.

Best Practices Session handout may be viewed here.

Registration Information

WE ARE VERY SORRY, BUT THE DEADLINE HAS PASSED AND REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. If you would would still like to express your interest in attending and/or connect with the CROSS Steering Committee, please contact us at [email protected].

Hotel Information:

Drury Inn & Suites Forest Park

2111 Sulphur Ave., St. Louis, MO  63139

Please click here to visit their website.

For questions about the conference and registration, please email [email protected]