"...in accordance with a proclamation from the executive of the United States, all slaves are free..."
- Major General Gordon Granger, June 19, 1865
Estrella Mountain Community College invites students, staff, faculty, and the community to join us in virtually celebrating June 19, 1865 -- "Juneteenth" -- when the last slaves in the United States were liberated in the state of Texas.
June 16 - 1pm-3pm: "What is Juneteenth?"
City of Avondale Proclamation, Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, Keynote: Dr. Matthew Whitaker
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June 17 -1pm-3pm: "The Importance of Juneteenth in 2021"
Performance - Candice Chavez, Keynote: Dr. Matthew Whitaker
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All events are free and open to the public!
For more information please contact Linda Cutright: 623-935-8827 or 623-936-1992, firstname.lastname@example.org