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UREC Reads – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – chapters 15-16 + Epilogue

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…

No Tours on Saturday, October 15

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

Due to the performance of Seven Guitars by Callaloo Theater Company no tours will be conducted at The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence on Saturday, October 15. Thank you for…

Seven Guitars – performed by Callaloo Theater Company

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

"Seven Guitars, which premiered in 1995 at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and transferred to Broadway in 1996, is the seventh play in August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, also known as the Pittsburgh Cycle. This series, consisting of ten plays that are each set in a different decade of the 20th century, explore the lives…

Seven Guitars – performed by Callaloo Theater Company

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

"Seven Guitars, which premiered in 1995 at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and transferred to Broadway in 1996, is the seventh play in August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, also known…

Freedom and Opportunity in Albany – Immersion Tours

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

Visit the historic places in New York's capital city where history was made and influences life today. The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence is included in the Freedom and Opportunity…

$5 – $20

Stephen Myers Induction into the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum 5255 Pleasant Balley Road, Peterboro, New York

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 2022 Induction Ceremony to be held at the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum located in Peterboro, New York. Stephen Myers…

The Underground Railroad: a New Interpretation of an Old Story

First Church in Albany 110 Nrth Pearl St., Albany, New York

Join with Paul and Mary Liz Stewart at the Fall Meeting of the Dutch Settlers Society of Albany on Thursday, October 25 at 7pm. Hear about the real Underground Railroad…

Archives Partnership Trust History Award with Honoree Lonnie Bunch

Cultural Education Center 222 Madison Avenue, Albany, New York

Lonnie G. Bunch III is the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, overseeing 21 museums, 21 libraries, the National Zoo, numerous research centers, and several education units and centers. A widely…

$30

Ten Broeck by the Numbers – Gala 2022

Woolfert's Roost Country Club 120 Van Rensselaer Boulevard, Albany, NY

Join honorees Paul and Mary Liz Stewart at the 2022 Ten Broeck Mansion gala scheduled for Thursday, November 10 from 5:30pm-9pm at Woolfert's Roost Country Club located at 120 Van Rensselaer Boulevard Albany, NY 12204. The gala raises funds to support the community facing educational programs implemented by Ten Broeck Mansion. More details, as well…

The Black Panther Party – Black Authors in the Hudson Valley Book Talk by Marcus Kwame Anderson

Professor Java's Coffee Sanctuary The Shopper's Plaza, 145 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY, United States

Using dramatic comic book retellings and illustrated profiles of key figures, the Eisner award winning The Black Panther Party captures the major events, people, and actions of the party, as well as their cultural and political influence and enduring legacy. The Eisner Awards are prizes given for creative achievement in American comic books, sometimes referred…

Gardening with Boy Scout Troop 23 from Broolklyn

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

Join with Boy Scout Troop 23 from Brooklyn in service to Underground Railroad Education Center on Saturday, November 12 between 1pm-4pm. Members of Boy Scout Troop 23 came to The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence last year on a very rainy weekend. They had a great tour experience of The Myers Residence but were unable…

CNYS Black Scholarship Gala

SIXTY STATE PLACE 60 State Street, Albany, NY

Join awardees Paul and Mary Liz Stewart who are being honored with the Torch Bearer Award from CNYS Black Expo on Saturday, November 19 at the CNYS Black Scholarship Gala. The Torch Bearer award honors community members who have provided unselfish and outstanding work in the community. The gala is a formal affair with keynote…

$150