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The Unity Group of Juneteenth Commemoration Week 2022

June 11, 2022 - June 19, 2022

The Unity Group of Juneteenth Commemoration Week 2022

The Unity Group of Juneteenth Commemoration Week 2022

Full week of events from June 11th to June 19th

Saturday, June 11, 1 p.m.
“Fathers of Freedom: The United States Colored Troops”
Wreath-Laying and Juneteenth Flag Observance at USCT Monument, Chattanooga National Cemetery
Presenter: Unity Group of Chattanooga

Sunday, June 12, 6 p.m.
“The Story of Juneteenth Observance.”
Presenter: National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
{Via Zoom}

Monday, June 13, 6 p.m.
“Our History, Our Story, Our Origins Genealogy Workshop”
Presenter: Chattanooga-Hamilton County Branch NAACP
{Via Zoom}

Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m.
“Building A Black Civic Coalition”
Facilitator: Hamilton County Voters Coalition featuring Dr. Sekou Franklin, MTSU Associate Professor of Political Science
{Via Zoom}

Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m.
“Food justice is more than growing food and feeding people.”
Presenter: Karen Washington, Co-Founder Black Urban Growers (BUGS)

Friday, June 17, 7 p.m.
“Holy Rage! Revolution, Rebellion, and Reparations!”
Presenter Pastor Charlotte S. N.N. Williams
{Via Zoom}

Saturday, June 18, 4 p.m.
“Juneteenth National Freedom Day Parade”
{Line up begins at 3 p.m. at Carver Recreation Center and will proceed to the Community Haven
for the Juneteenth National Freedom Day Gala}

Sunday, June 19, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m..
“Juneteenth Commemoration of USCT and Buffalo Soldiers”
Location: Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center
*Special Admission in Honor of Juneteenth


June 11, 2022
June 19, 2022
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