Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with the news that the war had ended and that all enslaved people were now free. Juneteenth is a commemoration of African-American heritage, and a celebration of self-development and respect for all cultures.

Each year we host a Juneteenth event and welcome all to join us with music, food, poetry, readings and art projects to celebrate the freedoms that we enjoy while we acknowledge the perseverance and strength of African Heritage people.

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