Tyrone Wilson is the volunteer executive director of Harambee , the umbrella organization for the African Roots Library , My Kingston Kids , Black History Month Kingston , the Juneteenth celebration and the upcoming African American Cultural Festival. Tyrone works as a Youth Division Aide at the Office of Family and Children’s Services. 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 the see the differences of culture as well as the importance of working together. This experience ultimately lead 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 16 years.
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- A04. The Land That Binds Us All: Socially Responsible Conservation
October 18, 2019
10:30 AM - Noon