2019 Events

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.

Previous Events

Interfaith Panel on Peacemaking
Nov 03, 2019, 1:00 PM
Farmington Friends Church, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USA
the 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
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Sojourner Truth Tells It Like It Is
Oct 13, 2019, 2:30 PM
Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
Eunice White delivers Sojourner Truth's “Ain’t I A Woman?” speech
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Faces of Engagement 50 Years After Stonewall II: Healing and Trauma Recovery
Sep 29, 2019, 2:00 PM
Farmington Friends Meeting, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USA
John will describe his years of work with prison inmates, refugees from torture, those living with HIV/AIDS, and survivors of abuse.
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Restoring Indigenous Relationships with Land: A Biocultural Approach
Sep 14, 2019, 2:00 PM
Ganondagan State Historic Site, 7000 Co Rd 41, Victor, NY 14564, USA
Neil 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.
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Faces of Engagement 50 Years After Stonewall I: Study War No More!?
Aug 03, 2019, 2:00 PM
Wood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
In narrative and song, historian Verdis Robinson will share his journey as an African-American gay man of faith
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Lucretia Mott: Quaker minister, abolitionist, suffragist and Seneca Falls Convention organizer
Jul 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
Farmington Friends Church, 187 Co Rd 8, Farmington, NY 14425, USA
Christopher 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.
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Frederick Douglass in Canandaigua
Jul 14, 2019, 2:00 PM
Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
Actor and scholar David Shakes will appear as Frederick Douglass and deliver excerpts from speeches Douglass made in Canandaigua
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Akoma
Jun 23, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Sonnenberg Gardens, 151 Charlotte St, Canandaigua, NY 14424, USA
The 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.
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Open House at the Meetinghouse
Jun 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse, 230 Sheldon Road, Farmington, NY, USA
Open House at the Meetinghouse followed by Erie Canal: Mural Mania and the Preservation of History though Community Art
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The Underground Railroad in Wayne County
May 19, 2019, 2:00 PM
Macedon Academy, 1185 Macedon Center Rd, Macedon, NY 14502, USA
Presented 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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