Membership 2017


Support the Idaho Black History Museum by becoming a member. 2016 has been an eventful year for the museum. We had visits from many area elementary, junior high and high schools .  More than 15 classes visited the museum in the first few months of the year.  Local colleges Boise State, NNU and College of Idaho also had classes that utilized the museum as an educational opportunity. We were also fortunate to partner with the ACLU for community discussions and education regarding how to “know and utilize your rights.” The museum also worked with local law enforcement to facilitate an open discussion regarding how the police and the community can work together.  We also had visits from local senior living facilities, students of home schooling, and early education pre-k classes. We look forward to an eventful 2017 and your support makes it possible.


A few of our 2016 Events

Solidarity Gathering - Community/Police Gathering at Anne Frank Memorial

Confab BSU - Balancing personal values with professional roles, supporting free speech while maintaining positive campus climates, and the tools we need in a time of revolution.

ACLU - Know and Utilize Your Rights

Police and Community Discussion – Speakers included NAACP , Ada County Sheriff , Black Lives Matter, Boise Police Chief

Spring Event – Speaker Dr. Qawi Harvard . High School Dropout to Silicone Valley

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Boise Lecture

Macauthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge - Improving Community Policing

Embrace – Families of interracial adoption tour and discussion

Looking forward to 2017and thank you for your continued support.


Phillip Thompson

IBHM Board President and Director


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