The Underground Railroad: Then and Now

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10-18-18 6:00PM
Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center Atrium

The Underground Railroad: Then and Now

Thursday, October 18, 6PM

Free with RSVP

This two-part program will explore connections between the Underground Railroad for freedomseekers and new support systems for refugees in Western New York. Speakers include the descendant of freedom seeker Josiah Henson, Saladin Allah; Rwandan refugee and businessman Rubens Mukunzi; and a local refugee aid organization. Through conversation, we'll connect past and present struggles for freedom in our region.

* Part 1 of this program takes place at The Buffalo History Museum, Wednesday October 10, 6 PM, Free

 

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