Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Thousands will be joining together this Friday, June 19 to commemorate this symbolic day. Come and join in on the festivities. Here's a list of events happening across Los Angeles and virtually across the world.
LEIMERT PARK RISING
Pray For The Hood x Leimert Park Rising Juneteenth Festival
It took a village to bring it to the village. Celebrating black independence, in every way imaginable.
Special honorees: Ben Caldwell • Lauren Halsey •
Olympia Auset • Dom Kennedy
3 Stages. All Ages. All people. All black enterprise.
JUNETEENTH EXHALE LUNCH
Black Mental Health needs to be talked about and prioritized. Juneteenth Exhale Lunch will be a space for the black community to recharge.
This Juneteenth Exhale Lunch will be a safe space for the Black community and allies to reflect, recharge, reconnect, and realign on our goals for justice.
Juneteenth is a time to honor our ancestors, reflect on our past and celebrate our future!
All dancers are invited out for two celebratory dance classes focusing on SOUTHERN SOUL & WEST AFRICAN TECHNIQUES! Classes are presented by Inspire Danz Co. here in Los Angeles.
Open to all dancers! Lets celebrate together!
LIFT EVERY VOICE: A JUNETEENTH SPECIAL
LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) and Live Nation Urban join forces with Color of Change for a 90-minute Special, Lift Every Voice: A Juneteenth Special featuring COMMON, TI, JUSTINE SKYE and many more. The event will commemorate African American freedom and celebrate the unifying language of music streamed across LiveXLive digital platforms.
NAACP JUNETEENTH BLACK FAMILY REUNION:
THE MUSIC, THE MOMENTS, THE MOVEMENT
Join us for a special Black Family Reunion event as we honor the lives we’ve lost this year, uplift our collective movement for civil rights, and remember the moments that make us proud to be Black.
On Juneteenth, NAACP and REVOLT TV partner to provide a safe space for Black families to convene in that same spirit. Leaders of the new civil rights movement, celebrities, and other public figures will come together for a Virtual Black Family Reunion and rally to form a united path forward.
JUNETEENTH 2020: STAY BLACK AND LIVE FESTIVAL
Juneteenth 2020: Stay Black and Live is a virtual Juneteenth festival. A collaboration with several Black organizations in Austin’s historic East side (G.E.A.Y.A., Six Square, CarverMuseumATX, Carver Library, and Jump On It), this year’s Juneteenth celebration emphasizes not only the timeless themes of freedom and perseverance, but also recognizes the unprecedented times we’re currently living through.
Before our online program starts, the 10,000 Fearless First Responders will be distributing free plates to the communities most in need on the East side of Austin, TX.