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Revolutionizing Community Engagement With History And Archaeology

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 AT 7:00 PM MDT

- GENERAL MEETING (VIRTUAL ONLY) PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO IN PERSON


Speakers: Jasmine Saxon and Jessica Ericson, Community Connections, LLC


Abstract: Community Connections LLC is at the forefront of transforming the way communities engage with their historical heritage and archaeology. From captivating historical walking tours to engaging children with immersive courses and hosting thrilling community events, we offer a diverse range of experiences that cater to every age group and interest. Join us in this presentation as we showcase some of our most cherished moments shared with the community and reveal how we can perpetually participate in the exploration of history together, emphasizing the enduring significance of history in our lives. Discover how Community Connections LLC is redefining the connection between communities and their rich historical tapestry.


Bios:


Jasmine Saxon grew up in Maryville, Tennessee and eventually found her way to Denver, CO where she received her M.A. in anthropology with a concentration in archaeology from the University of Denver in 2018. Through a number of experiences working with the community, Jasmine became passionate about public archaeology and co-founded Community Connections LLC to bring archaeology to local communities. Jasmine lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and enjoys cooking, exploring new places, and spending lots of time outside.

Jessica Ericson was born and raised in Pueblo, CO and received her bachelor's degree in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology from Colorado State University in 2014. Jessica pursued her GIS Master's certificate from the University of Denver and has been working as a field archaeologist for the past 10 years. Getting the public excited about archaeology has been a passion of hers since her earlier days living in Pueblo. She enjoys the outdoors, being with friends and family, and learning new things.



UPCOMING SPEAKER EVENTS:

September 27 – Dr. Robert Yohe II

October 9th – TBA

November 13th – Dr. Jack Ives

December 11th – Members Night



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