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Risk-Takers and Change-Makers

Online via Zoom

Join Tom Ruller and Mary Liz and Paul Stewart for a virtual discussion of the men and women whose efforts empowered the abolitionist cause and laid the foundation for today’s civil rights movement in the United States. Learn more about the many records and resources available that document the work, bravery and leadership of those that fought…

Daniel Stewart Memorial Fund – Planning Committee Meeting

Online via Zoom

Evaluation of the Award Event and steps moving forward will be the topic of discussion at the February 2022 Daniel Stewart Memorial Fund meeting. If you would like to participate in this committee, please notify Paul Stewart by calling 518-621-7793 or by clicking If you would like to donate to this fund, please CLICK…

FreedomCon 2022 – Planning Meeting

Virtual via Zoom

FreedomCon 2022 planning team is convening on Monday, February 7 to continue planning FreedomCon 2022 -  outreach, speakers, tracks, registration, vendors and exhibitors are some of the topics to be addressed moving forward. Join this energetic and enthusiastic planning team. Meeting will be via a Zoom link. Topic: FreedomCon 2022: Toward Change - Toward Equality…

Collections Committee

Virtual via Zoom

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Record keeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? Contributing to the development of the Collections Management System as we work to…

UREC Reads – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – ch. 3-4

Online via Zoom

An unforgettable true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to end mass incarceration in America — from one of the most inspiring lawyers of our time. Just Mercy tells the story of Equal Justice Initiative from the early days with a small staff facing the nation’s highest death…

AMC STEP Program to visit The Myers Residence

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence 194 Livingston Avenue, Albany, NY

Science and Technology Entry Program The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is a program of the Division of Community Outreach and Medical Education at Albany Medical College. It enrolls…

UREC Board Meeting

Virtual via Zoom

  Monthly URHPCR Board Meetings are open to the public. Pay us a visit. Listen in on the discussions that inform implementation of the mission-based vision of UREC. Please contact…

A New Interpretation of an Old Story at Shaker Pointe at Carondelet

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet, NY

Paul and Mary Liz Stewart, independent researchers and Scholars in Residence at Russell Sage College, bring their seminal research on the Underground Railroad movement to Shaker Pointe at Carondelet  on…

A New Interpretation of an Old Story

Online via Zoom

Mary Liz and Paul Stewart will share via zoom the results of their Underground Railroad research with Arkell Museum supporters and community members on Tuesday, February 22 at 6:30pm. Their…

Black in the Hudson Valley Book Talk Series – with Dr. Frankie Bailey

Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza 1475 Western Avenue, Albany, New York

Writer of crime fiction and non-fiction, Frankie Bailey, Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, is a crime fiction writer par excellence. Applying her research…

A New Interpretation of an Old Story

The Conkling Center 79 Warren St., Glens Faalls, NY

Mary Liz and Paul Stewart will share via zoom the results of their Underground Railroad research with The Conkling Center in Glens Falls, NY on Thursday, February 24 from 2pm-3pm.…