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YALI Summer 2023 Documentary Trailer

This video showcases some of the work the teens who made up the Creativity in the Arts group during Underground Railroad Education Center’s (UREC) 2023 Young Abolitionist Leadership Institute Summer…

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Interpretive Center Press Conference 06-28-2

Assemblymember Fahy Announces $2 Million Towards Interpretive Center Assemblymember Pat Fahy, in collaboration with Assemblymember John McDonald, announced a $2 million grant towards the creation of Underground Railroad Education Center’s…

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NEWS 10: UREC plans community expansion

Underground Railroad Education Center plans community expansion by: Skylar Eagle News 10 ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Underground Railroad Education Center has been a centerpiece in highlighting Albany’s connection to…

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Spectrum News: UREC begins expansion

From Spectrum News Underground Railroad Education Center begins expansion By Jaclyn Cangro City of Albany PUBLISHED 8:21 AM ET Feb. 06, 2023 The Underground Railroad Education Center has been educating…

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WNYT Story: UREC Has Plans to Expand

From WNYT The Underground Railroad Education Center has plans to expand Jonathan Hunter WNYT Published: February 23, 2023 – 6:02 PM The Underground Railroad Education Center in Albany has plans…

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"A Great Day in Harlem" Recreation (Thumb)

“A Great Day in Harlem” Recreation

Black Dimensions in Art organized and gathered creatives of the African diaspora to recreate the iconic 1958 photo “A Great Day in Harlem.” The group has been celebrating and supporting black artists for nearly 50 years and organized the recreated photo at the Stephen and Harriet Myers residence in Arbor Hill.

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