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October 2017

Liberty Con 2018: Embracing Equity in a Global Society

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  Embracing equity in a global society is a struggle and an affirmation. In our increasingly polarized society, the symbol of the 19th century Underground Railroad movement and its abolition activists challenge us to publicly reflect and act upon the legacy of the institution of slavery in contemporary times. Elements in society that oppose equity such as racism and discrimination must be challenged, overcome, and corrected. Join with volunteers to plan and implement this ‘game changing’ public history conference.

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Dining With Stevie at Blaze Pizza

October 3 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Blaze Pizza, 1475 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203 United States
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Join with Underground Railroad History Project on the First Tuesday of each month for Dining with Stevie! Bring yourself, family, friends, colleagues, neighbors for some great tasting pizza and more while supporting Underground Railroad History Project! Funds raised will be directed toward the paradigm changing programs offered by URHPCR. Be sure to bring your coupon in order for UHRPCR to receive credit for your purchase. Coupon can be in paper form or on your phone. Be sure to show your…

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Clarksville Historical Society – Stephen Myers, Central UGRR Activist Living on the Borderlands of Abolition

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

  Stephen Myers, a man enslaved in Rensselaer County who became the central Underground Railroad activist in the Capital Region, was not satisfied to simply assist freedom seekers making their way into the Capital Region. He dedicated his life to working for equity and justice for all Americans through land grant programs, newspaper publications, suffrage and labor union committees, Colored Men's Conventions, and recruiting young men for enlistment in the US Colored Troops. Stephen Myers, a man of action whose…

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Building and Properties Committee

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  The Building and Properties Committee welcomes you to join in their monthly meetings. No expertise is needed. Meetings address a variety of issues related to the buildings and the grounds of The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence Campus. Help preserve this NYS treasure.

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Green Tech Volunteer Day

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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  'Tis the season to start putting the gardens and grounds to bed for the winter. Join in the fun with students from Green Tech High School as we weed, mulch, compost, mow, and more! No expertise necessary. Tools and garden gloves provided.

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