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Daniel Stewart Memorial Award
of Underground Railroad Education Center

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The UREC gratefully accepts donations to ensure this the ongoing success of the Daniel Stewart Memorial Fund. Donations can be made online, or by mail at: Underground Railroad Education Center, 194 Livingston Ave., Albany, NY 12210.
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We Invite You to Join Us for our 10-Part FreedomCon 2021 Virtual Conference Series

Freedom Road: the Struggle for Justice Continues – A monthly series of presentations and conversations featuring leading scholars and activists.

Focusing on the nation’s unprecedented, and long overdue, examination of systemic racism in America, UREC connects the historical Underground Railroad, the first civil rights movement in the United States… [read more]

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Visit The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence for a journey through the real story of the Black Abolitionist movement and celebrate the thousands of unsung, everyday heroes who worked to move our country closer to true democracy.

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What’s Next for Voting Rights? The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a pair of cases, being argued together, which address an issue on voting rights.  In Arizona…

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Out of Chaos Comes Growth

Out of Chaos Comes Growth Fred Katz A contested presidential election. The Democrat has won the popular vote, but the electoral vote in several states is being challenged, with both…

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Rightfully Ours: Our Voices, Our Choices

Rightfully Ours: Our Voices, Our Choices Deb Vincent, Director of Youth Programs Thanks to the tireless and unrelenting efforts of women like Daisy Lampkin, our country granted the Constitutional right…

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