Sponsors and Partners



  • Lawrence History Center
  • Everett Mills Real Estate, Lawrence
  • Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and
    Public Policy (University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • Groundwork Lawrence
  • Lawrence CommunityWorks
  • Lawrence Cultural Council *
  • Catherine McCarthy Memorial Trust Fund
  • Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill/Lawrence
  • Professor Robert Forrant (UMass Lowell History Department)
  • UMass Lowell History Department
  • UMass Lowell Program in Regional Economic and Social Development
  • UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas
  • UMass College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • UMass Lowell Work, Labor and Society Program
  • Youth Development Organization (YDO), Lawrence


  • Asian Center of Merrimack Valley
  • Llana Barber (American Studies Department, State University of New York at Old Westbury)
  • Professor Ramón Borges-Mendéz (Community Development and Planning Program, International Development, Community and Environment Dept., Clark University)
  • Professor Aviva Chomsky (History Department, Salem State University)
  • Hasia Diner (Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History, New
    York University)
  • Zoila M. Gomez, Esquire (Law Offices of Zoila Gomez, P.C., Lawrence)
  • Immigration and Ethnic History Society
  • International Institute, Lawrence
  • The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc., Malden
  • Lawrence Heritage State Park
  • New Lynn Coalition
  • Operation Bootstrap, Inc.
  • New England Historical Association
  • Salem State University History Department
  • Small Planet Communications, Inc., Lawrence
  • St. John's Preparatory School, Danvers
  • Teaching for Change

To sponsor the symposium, please contact Susan Grabski or Robert Forrant. Thank you!

* This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lawrence Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed

Address & Phone

6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.