Juneteenth Jubilee

Come Celebrate

17-20 June 2021, Louisville, KY

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Juneteenth 2021

what is juneteenth?

a holiday celebrated on 19 June to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.

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Commission Announcement

Last June, the Mayor signed an executive order recognizing the day as an official holiday for Louisville Metro Government (LMG) workers, effective this year.

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Juneteenth History

Held on June 19, Juneteenth is the oldest known holiday commemorating the final communication of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

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The Commission

Members dedicated to building remarkable Jubilee.

speaker

Wanda Mitchell Smith

Mayor's Representative

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Clestine Lanier

University of Louisville

speaker

Keisha Dorsey

Councilwoman

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Kim Adams

Papa John's

speaker

Jecorey Arthur

Councilman

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Al Cornish

National Panhellenic Council

speaker

Dawn Wilson

Louisville Fencing

speaker

Nikki Lanier

Federal Reserve Bank

speaker

Jerry Eaves

Simmons College of KY

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Barbara Lynne Jamison

Kentucky Opera

speaker

Dawne Gee

WAVE - TV

speaker

Walter Woods

Humana

speaker

Jennifer Green

Yum! Brands

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Carolle Jones-Clay

Republic Bank

Jubilee Schedule

2021 Juneteenth Jubilee Commission is Inviting All Metro Louisville Communities to the Celebration.

Honoring Bud Dorsey, nationally acclaimed photographer for the Louisville Defender. Lunch provided by SuperChefs

Location: Frazier Museum

Profiles people making a difference in our community and highlights events of interest happening in the area.

Location: Listen live Here

These weeklong day camps will be held outdoors with plenty of room for social distancing. Campers will meet each morning for visual art instruction, and activities on the covered outdoor patio of the David K. Karem Building which overlooks the Ohio River. In the afternoon, campers will explore Waterfront Park sites for fun camp activities and plenty of exercise. Campers ages 7-12

At this time, the session is limited to 10 students.

Registration is $260 per camper and Waterfront Park members will receive a $25 discount.

For a detailed description and to register, visit: https://www.louisvillevisualart.org/camps-workshops

Questions? Please contact Annette Cable annette@louisvillevisualart.org or ashley@ourwaterfront.org

Location: at Waterfront Park

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support in making the Jubilee a reality