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A Response To The Recent Unrest At The US Capitol And Elsewhere In The Country

In response to the recent unrest at the US Capitol and elsewhere in the country, Underground Railroad Education Center has felt compelled to issue a public position statement in alignment with our mission and core principles, including our deep commitment to democracy, civil rights, social justice and peaceful protest.  We invite you to read the statement in its entirety here.

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What’s Next for Voting Rights?

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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We Are a 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grantee!

We’re thrilled to announce that Underground Railroad Education Center has been named a recipient of a 2020 AARP Community Challenge grant, one of six grantees selected in New York. We’ll use this generous grant to provide the foundation of our new”Sow We Grow” Year-Round Accessible Indoor Intergenerational Food Gardening Project at our Historic Site and Community Gardens.

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