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Membership in CAAGS is open to any individual or organization that subscribes to the Society’s mission and objectives (described under About CAAGS). The official membership year runs from January 1 through December 31. Individuals may join at any time, however, we encourage you to begin the process as early as possible. The Membership Chair will process your application and get you into the system so that you may start reaping the benefits of membership right away.
CAAGS MONTHLY MEETING
APRIL 19, 2014 WORKSHOP
S. Evan Stubblefield
“Family Memoir Writing“
Evan Stubblefield is a thirg generation Angeleno, an English Teacher, and a consummate eavesdropper who blames her love of story on unfinished family gossip. She writes to uncover the inexpressible connection between history, ancestors, and the deep roots of African-American culture. She has worked with youth, studied journalism, and has written billboard and radio ads. Currently, sh’e working on her first novel. Her writing has appeared in Sequioa, Transfer, Woman, Ohana Anthology and Reader’s Break Anthology.
The objective of this workshop is to provide assistance in converting your research into a written form that can be shared or left behind with family and friends.
CAAGS Members, no fee – Non-members, $5 donation
SAVE THE DATE
June 6 – 8, 2014
Southern California Genealogical Society’s Jamboree Conference
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel
2500 Hollywood Way
Obtain information at www.scgs.org
VISIT CAAGS’ BOOTH IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2014
January 18 – CAAGS Board/General Meeting
February 15 – CAAGS Board/General Meeting
March 15 – CAAGS Board/General Meeting
March 22 – Discover Your Roots Conference, Los Angeles, CA
April 19 – CAAGS Board/General Meeting
May 7-10, National Genealogical Society (NGS) Conference, Richmond, VA www.ngsgenealogy.org/
May 17, CAAGS Board/General Meeting
June 5-8, Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, Burbank, CA
June 21 – CAAGS Board/General Meeting
Los Angeles City Library Field Trip (Date TBD)
August 27-30, Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference, San Antonio, TX
September 20, CAAGS Board/General Meeting
October 18, CAAGS Board/General Meeting
November 15, CAAGS Board/General Meeting
December 20, CAAGS Annual Meeting/Holiday Celebration