Tyrone Wilson is the volunteer executive director of Harambee, the umbrella organization for My Kingston Kids, Black History Month Kingston, the Juneteenth celebration and the upcoming African American Cultural Festival. Harambee now holds title to the Pine Street African Burial Ground. Tyrone is the Human Rights Commissioner for Ulster County. Outside of these two roles Tyrone provides leadership to program development at the County's Restorative Justice Center and Community Employment Center, as well as leading critical community efforts at Kingston High School. Tyrone spent four years with AmeriCorps NCCC in his youth where he gained the hands on experience of working with a group of diverse people and was able to see the differences of culture as well as the importance of working together. This experience ultimately led to his passion to create educational events of African American Culture and Unity in the community. Originally from Harlem, Tyrone has called Kingston home for eighteen years.
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- C05. Conservation as a Tool for Land Reparations
October 06, 2021
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM