Community Conservation: “A New Path to Inclusion: The Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth"

Join us for a conversation with Loren Penman, one of the creators of the Autism Nature Trail (ANT) at Letchworth State Park in Castile, NY, known as the Grand Canyon of the East. The event will be held Friday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to noon.

The conversation is a celebration of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Autism Awareness Month. Penman will discuss the design of the ANT, what makes it unique, and the visitors it serves. The event is being hosted by the Empire State Foundation in partnership with the Empire State Sustainability Committee and the Center for Autism Advocacy: Research, Education and Supports (CAARES). 

Join the meeting.

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Juneteenth Celebration 

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024 
Time: Registration/doors open at 11:00 a.m., followed by refreshments. Musical performance begins at 1 p.m. 
Location: 4 Park Avenue, SUNY Empire NYC location

Join us for a musical celebration and discussion featuring:
•    A dynamic talk by Professor Emeritus Joe Washington on the historical significance of Juneteenth
•    A musical performance by Regi Ransdell and the Rhythm Rebels

This event will be live streamed. Register now.

For questions contact: 518 587-2100, ext. 2344 or