AfriGeneas States Research Forum
[NJ] Free DNA Testing @ Conference
On Saturday, April 19th, 2008, nationally known specialists will gather in Cherry Hill, New Jersey to convey the wealth of resources and techniques available for African American genealogical research. If you are doing research on African Americans, this conference will be a great resource for you.
The event will also offer free DNA testing through the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation. Please check the website for details and requirements www.maaagc.com.
Registration begins at 9:00 A.M. and the exhibit hall will close at 4:00 P.M. A light lunch, courtesy of Chick-fil-A will be provided at noon. There is a $10 registration fee, attendees are asked to register online and then bring their registration fee with them the day of the conference. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to our non-profit co-sponsors.
There will be over 25 classes and presentations such as; African American Migration, The Freedman Bureau, Beginning Genealogy, Collecting Oral Histories to mention only a few. A complete list of presenters and class descriptions is available on the website.
Sponsored by the The African American Genealogy Group, African American Museum in Philadelphia, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Chick-fil-A, ANRO Inc, National Archives and Records Administration Mid-Atlantic Region, Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation and The Cherry Hill Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Scott Nesbit | Director Stake Communications