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Jun 19

Juneteenth Liberation Celebration

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Join the City of North Miami Beach in partnership with the Black Professionals Network for the Juneteenth Liberation Celebration!

Run of Day

9 am – 11 am “Unity in the Community” hosted by Miami-Dade NAACP

We start the day with a community conversation hosted by the Miami-Dade NAACP Chapter with community leaders on the importance of unity and collaboration. “If you want to go far, go together”

11 am – History of Juneteenth by Matthew Pigatt

Then we take you along a journey to learn the origin story of Juneteenth, its significance, and its importance in American history by award-winning historian Matthew A. Pigatt.

12:30 pm – Road to Economic Freedom by Bilal S. Little

Then let’s imagine what can we accomplish right now, as we lay a new narrative of liberation and prosperity with a Keynote presentation by the award-winning speaker, business leader, and philanthropist Bilal S. Little.

2 pm to 5 pm – Liberation Celebration Social, food by Shuckin’ n Jivin’

We close out the day with a liberation celebration social, fit for all to enjoy. Enjoy commemorative gifts and activities while enjoying the delicious food of Shukin and Jivin.

Snap pics at our Juneteenth Freedom Wall and use hashtags #JuneteenthNMB to win a prize from us and our partners.

Additional Resources

  • Seal & Expungemnet Services from 11am – 1pm
  • Kids Corner – 2pm – 4pm
  • TPS Services from 1:30pm – 3:30pm

 Proudly supported by Commissioner Michael Joseph and Commissioner

 

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Venue

City of North Miami Beach Hall
17011 NE 19th Ave
North Miami Beach, FL 33162 United States
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Phone:
305-947-7581

Organizer

Black Professionals Network
Email:
info@mybpn.org
Website:
http://mybpn.org

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