Rural Women's Assembly Sponsorship Opportunity
Like WARE, Rural Migrant Ministries stands with women from all communities. Please consider helping rural women and their children attend this year's Women's Assembly event.
Coverage of the Gordon Granger Historical Marker Dedication
Photos and local news media links offer coverage of the Juneteenth Gordon Granger Historical Marker Dedication.
The Sodus and Williamson Underground Railroad Audio Visual Auto Tour Just Got Easier to Access
As part of The Black History Month in a Year Project, lawn signs can now guide your tour of Underground Railroad Stations and other related sites throughout Williamson, Sodus, and Sodus Point.
Wayne County Black Barbers
During the latter half of the 19th century, 64 Black barbers plied their trade in towns across Wayne County, many of them very active in social reform movements.
Black Civil War Veterans
Did you know that black men were not allowed to fight in the Civil War until after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863?
Black History Month in a Year 2023 Calendar
A variety of resources and programs are available throughout the year to honor those individuals, particularly locally, who have made contributions to Black History.
Austin Steward Black History
Austin Steward, a local 19th century anti-racist warrior, authored his memoir, Twenty Years a Slave and Forty Years a Freeman. Examples from the book are highlighted here.
Extraordinary Ordinary Lives: Part 2
Jim's article highlights the journey and struggles of the family of Betsy and Aaron Bristol, separated by slavery and courageously reunited following their freedom.
Extraordinary Ordinary Lives
Agnes (Aggie) Watkins is one of the extraordinary local Black women who resisted the evils of slavery by their fortitude, resilience and cunning.
W.A.R.E. Annual Report 2022
WARE president and vice president highlight the organization's work during 2022.
2023 Timothy Barber Scholarship Application Information
2023 Timothy Barber Scholarship Application Now Available
2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Please join W.A.R.E and Wayne County Communities this Monday, January 16, for an annual day of celebration!
In Remembrance of Gustavo Guavara
Embrey recalls, first hand, how Gustavo advocated for Wayne County's Mexican community, assuring recognition of their humanity and fulfillment of their social, cultural, and spiritual needs.
Four New Books Added to the Newark Library W.A.R.E. Collection
Please see the latest additions to Newark Public Library's W.A.R.E collection.
W.A.R.E. Annual Officer Nominations
Please read the attached cover letter and complete the nomination form as directed.
Postponement: The Voices of Wayne County book release dedication program
Please note the unfortunate need to postpone this event.