LANSING AREA AFRICAN AMERICAN
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
New!! LAAAGS Online Newsletter
Welcome to the Home Page of the Lansing Area African American Genealogical Society.  LAAAGS was
founded in 2001 and is located in Lansing, Michigan.  The purpose of LAAAGS is to promote the
preservation of  African American family history for Lansing area residents and other interested persons.
Questions or comments about this site contact:
entpeople@yahoo.com.
This page was last updated September 2020
   The next meeting for LAAAGS will be Saturday, September 19, 2020, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This meeting will
be  held using Zoom. Individuals will receive instructions for attending the Zoom meeting by email. This
meeting will include our usual business meeting and a presentation by
Anne Stanton, Author of An Upstream
Battle: John Parker's Personal War on Slavery
--an exciting account of John Parker's lifelong effort to help
hundreds of people escape slavery.
*ANNOUNCEMENT*
The dues for LAAAGS are
$25 dollars annually. Annual dues for 2020 are now
due.
Form for Dues Submission
*ANNOUNCEMENT*       *ANNOUNCEMENT*
Due to the order of limited gatherings surrounding the
COVID-19 precautions, LAAAGS Meetings will be held
by ZOOM until further notice.  We will keep everyone
updated as to further changes in our schedule.
LAAAGS 2020 Winter Genealogy Conference
keynote speaker, Dedria Humphries Barker
Attendees at the LAAAGS 2020 Winter Genealogy
Conference
2020 LAAAGS WINTER GENEALOGY CONFERENCE

The 2020 Conference was highly successful! The event was well attended, and accomplished the goal of bringing
genealogy research techniques to interested community members. Union served a delicious lunch. Several great door
prizes were won by attendees, including two DNA kits!