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Cyph Culture, a local youth hip hop group will be hosting a youth talent showcase on November 2nd from 1 to 4pm at Kingston’s Academy Green called Awakening Paths: Youth in the Spotlight: Our Past, Our Future. This free community event will highlight the Pine Street African Burial Ground and has been developed in collaboration with Harambee, Kingston Land Trust and Center for Creative Education.
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The application deadline has been extended until Tuesday, October 22nd for the Kingston YMCA Farm Project’s five-month youth employment program for the design of a memorial site at the Pine Street African Burial Ground. This sacred land was protected in May by the Kingston Land Trust in...

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The Kingston Land Trust was awarded the $20,000 allocated for Midtown in the City's participatory budget for the collaborative project: Pine St. African Burial Ground youth development program for design and community engagement.The purpose of this program is for youth to conduct and...

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-- “Rock The Block and The Trail Party” Will Be Held 9/21 --   More than 100 community members, including Kingston Greenline partner organization the Kingston Land Trust, attended a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the City of Kingston on Friday, September 6th for the opening of Phase 1 of the Kingston Point Rail Trail.
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The KLT has purchased 157 Pine Street in Uptown, Kingston; the long forgotten historic African Burial Ground contained within is once and for all forever protected. Now that the site is secured, the KLT will work with partner organization Harambee and the community to restore the grounds and convert the building into an interpretive center for education and reflection.
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The KLT has purchased 61-81 Gross Street in Kingston from Ulster Habitat for Humanity with a grant for the full purchase from the Open Space Institute. The KLT plans to use this .86 acre undeveloped wooded property as a public space that will provide amenities and respite for trail users and surrounding community.
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The KLT has launched an online resource that allows residents in and around Kingston to make use of underutilized private and public land. Through the website portal, approved stewards (people seeking land) and landholders (people who own or manage land and are seeking stewards) can search for each other based on location and shared land use interests.
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On SATURDAY May 4th, The Kingston Land Trust (KLT), TownOfUlsterCitizens.org, and Seed Song Farm are co-organizing An Earth Day Celebration (In Remembrance of Renno Budziak). The purpose of the event is to celebrate the arrival of spring as a community by engaging with land in our backyards.
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