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Hannah Tucker-Flarity

Hannah Tucker-Flarity

Hannah Tucker-Flarity serves as the Consortium’s Regional Coordinator in Birmingham, as well as the Program Supervisor for our Gateway Youth Program. Hannah first joined the team in 2022 as an Education Coordinator for Gateway prior to serving in her current role. She has extensive experience in informal education and curriculum development, with specific focuses on...

Anna Beth Peters

Anna Beth Peters

Anna Beth Peters (she/hers) serves as administrative assistant for the Consortium.  She is a native of Tuscumbia, Alabama.  She graduated from the University of Alabama in 2021 with a bachelor’s degrees in political science and communications.  While an undergraduate, Anna Beth worked and volunteered on projects focused on social justice issues including voting rights, reproductive...

Shareta Collins

Shareta Collins

Shareta Collins (she/hers) serves as External Relations Manager for the Consortium. She is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. Shareta joined the Consortium team in 2022 with 10 years’ experience in development and communications. Her professional career included serving as Director of Marketing and Development for Impact Family Counseling and Membership and Volunteer for Railroad Park. ...

Jessica O'Connor

Jessica O’Connor

Jessica O’Connor (she/hers) is the Consortium’s Public History Project Manager. She is a Cheyenne, Wyoming native. A graduate of Winston-Salem State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Jessica holds a B.A. in History and M.A. Museum Studies. She also holds certificates in Inclusive Leadership, Project Management, and Cultural Heritage Preservation. Prior to joining...

Traci Jones

Traci Jones

Traci Jones joined the AAACRHSC team in 2020 to coordinate education and interpretation projects. Traci is a nationally recognized leader with over 10 years of experience in history, education, and culturally responsive pedagogy. Previously she served as project director of the Birmingham Children Defense Freedom Schools and Gallery Services Manager at Birmingham Children’s Theatre.  Jones...

Vincent Hall

Vincent Hall

Vincent Hall began serving as the Consortium’s Regional Coordinator for Montgomery, AL in 2022, but he previously did work with the Consortium as a Research Assistant. He is a native of Montgomery, and the President of the Living History Initiative, LLC, where he serves as a community consultant to foster intergenerational relationships. The goal of...

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’neal

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’Neal

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’Neal serves as coordinator for the Consortium sites in Selma and the Black Belt. A Selma native, O’Neal is a lifelong member of Brown Chapel AME Church and  a foot soldier of the Voting Rights Movement. At Brown Chapel, she serves as historian and tour coordinator, on the Steward Board and Phillips...

Priscilla Hancock Cooper

Priscilla Hancock Cooper

Priscilla Hancock Cooper has been director of the Alabama African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium since it began as a project of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) in 2017.  After retiring from BCRI as Vice-President of Institutional Programs, she continued to work as a project consultant.  A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she received...