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While these events have already happened, they serve as an excellent starting point for independent research, and all focus on themes of justice and equality. Please check our most recent events page for current events that you can attend. All programs were supported by a grant from Humanities New York.
- Sun, Nov 03Farmington Friends ChurchNov 03, 2019, 1:00 PMFarmington Friends Church, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USAthe Peace and Social Concerns Committee of Farmington Friends Meeting and the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse are co-sponsoring an interfaith forum on how the peace positions of the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian faiths are influenced or grounded in their beliefs
- Sun, Sep 29Farmington Friends MeetingSep 29, 2019, 2:00 PMFarmington Friends Meeting, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USAJohn will describe his years of work with prison inmates, refugees from torture, those living with HIV/AIDS, and survivors of abuse.
- Sat, Sep 14Ganondagan State Historic SiteSep 14, 2019, 2:00 PMGanondagan State Historic Site, 7000 Co Rd 41, Victor, NY 14564, USANeil Patterson, a citizen of the Tuscarora Nation, will describe how indigenous peoples have unique relationships with the lands and waters of what is now called New York State.
- Sat, Aug 03Wood LibraryAug 03, 2019, 2:00 PMWood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USAIn narrative and song, historian Verdis Robinson will share his journey as an African-American gay man of faith
- Sun, Jul 21Farmington Friends ChurchJul 21, 2019, 7:00 PMFarmington Friends Church, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USAChristopher Densmore, former curator of Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College and Quaker scholar will speak on Mott’s vital role in the great social reforms of her time.
- Sun, Jun 23Sonnenberg GardensJun 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PMSonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USAThe Rochester-based African American Women’s Gospel Choir will present a range of songs including selections from the 1800s and the time of slavery and struggle for freedom as well as more contemporary times.
- Sat, Jun 15Farmington Quaker MeetinghouseJun 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PMFarmington Quaker Meetinghouse, 230 Sheldon Road, Farmington, NY, USAOpen House at the Meetinghouse followed by Erie Canal: Mural Mania and the Preservation of History though Community Art
- Sun, May 19Macedon AcademyMay 19, 2019, 2:00 PMMacedon Academy, 1185 Macedon Center Rd, Macedon, NY 14502, USAPresented by Marjory Allen Perez, author of “Final Stop, Freedom! The Underground Railroad Experience in Wayne County.” Book signing and refreshments to follow. (Co-sponsor Macedon Historical Society)
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