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LEARN THE PAST,
BE THE PRESENT,
CREATE THE FUTURE ®

Underground Railroad Education Center Gala: February Funnies

Saturday, April 30, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Margarita City – 1118 Central Avenue, Albany, NY

It’s time to laugh! Join Drag Queens extraordinaire Boxxa Vine, Noelle Diamond, and Typhoid Mary for February Funnies, a night of comedy, silent actions, fun challenges and Margarita City’s fine cuisine all in support of the Underground Railroad Education Center.

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FreedomCon 2022

April 1st, 2nd and 3rd

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. This weekend, the Underground Railroad Education Center is hosting full slate of workshops, presentations and networking events.

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FreedomCon 2022

April 1st, 2nd and 3rd

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. This weekend, the Underground Railroad Education Center is hosting full slate of workshops, presentations and networking events.

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Think You Know the Underground Railroad?

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.

Daniel Stewart Memorial Award
of Underground Railroad Education Center

The deadline for submissions has passed. We are currently considering entries and will announce a winner in January, 2022.

MAKE A DONATION TO THE DANIEL STEWART MEMORIAL FUND

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.
Please note the purpose of the donation with your online or postal mailed donation.

Thank you for your generosity.

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