A recent article in the Los Angeles Times about the National Museum of the American people has led to follow-up stories in the Huffington Post, VOXXI, Fox 1 and Impremedia.
Press release issued by Coaliton announces that bipartisan House co-chairs of the Italian American congressional delegation, the Scottish American congressional caucus and leaders of the Native American congressional caucus have come together to cosponsor a resolution backing the proposed National Museum of the American People.
A Virginia Tech architecture student, Krystyn Haecker, earned her Master of Architecture degree for designing the National Museum of the American People at a prominent overlook site near the National Mall in Washington, DC. Her thesis, E Pluribus Unum: A Study of Reconnecting a Broken Urban Fabric, can be viewed here.
Vice President Joe Biden met briefly with Coalition Director Sam Eskenazi April 23 in New York. They discussed the museum project.
Rep. Jim Moran, D-VA, along with Rep. John Duncan, R-TN the initial cosponsor, introduced House Concurrent Resolution 27.
Coalition Director Sam Eskenazi met with White House Public Engagement staff to urge the President to create a commission to study establishment of the museum.
Letter to President Obama is signed by Coalition leaders of 48 different ethnic and minority groups.