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Guiding Our Members to Achieve Their Goals

We’re taking a moment to shine a spotlight on Kaitlyn Jarnagin, our Member Success Manager. This post is co-written by Robert Friedman, our Executive Director and Kaitlyn.…
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There’s More in Store for Our Members

We are excited to announce the release of our Permanent.org Product Roadmap – an outline of our development plans to make Permanent.org a more robust and easy to use platform…
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Story Gathering: The Coming Together of Shared Memories

Which comes first, the photo or the memory?…
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The Letter

Take an old letter, add some photographs, and create a place for family to share stories.…
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Stories unfold in pictures shared

Where do family stories come from?  How do they come to you? Were they shared? Created by you? Or based on personal experience, researched documented fact, or maybe a piece…
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Searching for Lost Stories Together

Inside every genealogist is a storyteller waiting to be set free When I first embarked on my family tree journey two years ago, I began with a faded Xeroxed copy of…
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Welcome Amanda Meeks, Our New Community and Partnerships Manager

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Amanda Meeks, the new Community and Partnerships Manager at Permanent. Amanda’s goal is to foster lifelong relationships with our…
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Announcing the Beta Release of Our Mobile Apps for iOS and Android

Permanent is excited to announce that our new and improved mobile apps for iOS and Android are available as beta releases starting today!…
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ALA Conference 2021

I was excited to attend the American Library Association (ALA) 2021 Conference on behalf of the Permanent Legacy Foundation last week!  At this online conference, I learned Permanent Legacy Foundation,…
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Welcome Cecilia Krum, Our New Director of Engineering

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Cecilia Krum, the new Director of Engineering at Permanent. She will be responsible for the technical requirements that ensure…
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Introducing Our Partnership With Open Tech Strategies

We’re excited to share that we’re working with Open Tech Strategies (OTS) on a six month co-development partnership through the end of 2020. Permanent had been searching for development partners…
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Pledge Goal Reached: Thank You for Your Support!

Today, I am honored to announce that we have reached our $100K phase 1 fundraising goal! We are grateful to the 256 people who made a pledge to our mission…
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Welcome Bryson Williams, Our New Lead Creative

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Bryson Williams, the new Lead Creative at Permanent. The Lead Creative will drive Permanent’s creative strategy for user experience,…
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The Family History Metadata Working Group (FHMWG) Announces their Formation

Permanent is pleased to be a founding member of The Family History Metadata Working Group (FHMWG), which announced its formation and launch at this year’s RootsTech conference in Salt Lake…
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Motivated by our Growing Community

As the common English saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. So we thought this was an appropriate moment to stop and smell the roses. Especially in light of recent…

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