Come and Celebrate JUNETEENTH!
What is JUNETEENTH?
JUNETEENTH is a holiday celebrated on June 19
to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the
US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that
date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, enslaved
people were declared free under the terms of the 1862
RECESS Education, Inc and the 13th Avenue
Dream Center welcomes everyone to the 3rd Annual Juneteenth
Community Festival. The festival celebrates the spirit of
cultural diversity while supporting small and minority owned
If you have a business or nonprofit
organization, we invite you to participate in this great
community event. Sponsorships are also available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for
If you would like to be a vendor, please
complete the vendor registration form: https://forms.gle/Butf6rgJQxE7KRdQ6
We also celebrate Juneteenth with literacy at
our 7th Annual Juneteenth Reading Conference.
Finally, we will have our 3rd Annual Sweet
Potato Pie Contest. If you feel you have an award winning
recipe, sign up at: https://forms.gle/Butf6rgJQxE7KRdQ6
Other Juneteenth happenings are our poetry
contest for youth grades k-12 and our book discussion, On
Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reid.
Come on out and celebrate JUNETEENTH!