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Danbury Juneteenth — National Independence Day Celebration 2022

June 19 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Greater Danbury NAACP, WCSU Racial Justice Coalition and More, Proudly Present Danbury Juneteenth — National Independence Day — Celebration 2022 where they will lift up the theme that garnered the most votes by residents –“Honoring our Heritage: Forging the Future.”

In an effort to recognize and celebrate the rich history of this holiday and to highlight the extraordinary contributions made by African Americans to the community, the Danbury Juneteenth Coalition is planning a fun-filled day for the entire family – both young and old — with a curated roster of exciting activities that will take place throughout the day.*

Rahsaan Langley, one of Connecticut’s premier R&B singers, will be the musical headliner. There will be live entertainment by D.J. Frank Stewart and other music and dance performances by local artists, such as hip hop artist D.J. Gaines, with more being added. Also, Cultural & Historical Activities including a Juneteenth Exhibit and Walking Tour by the Danbury Museum, “Liberation” Cultural Art Gallery Exhibit sponsored by the Cultural Alliance of Western CT and Panel Discussion featuring leaders from the fields of education, the arts, the non-profit sector, corporate and community leaders. Adjacent to the main area will be a Wellness Center providing FREE COVID-19 vaccinations and health screenings, Kids Corner with children’s activities, local vendors and informational resources, e.g., employment opportunities, a variety of food truck options and so much more!

Admission is FREE and open to the public. Register HERE