The Underground Railroad (Then and Now)

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Thursday October 18

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

This two-part program will explore the Underground Railroad for enslaved people, 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: The Buffalo History Museum, Wednesday October 10, 6 PM, Free

Part 2: Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, Thursday, October 18, 6PM, Free