Juneteenth Kickoff Celebration

June 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual

Friday. June 18 | 7:00 PM

Kick off the first annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration right here with a virtual video premiere. The program will last about 30 minutes and will feature remarks and performances from local leaders, poets, and artists:

  • Former Chapel Hill Mayor Howard Lee
  • Chapel Hill Poet Laureate CJ Suitt
  • Carrboro Poet Laureate Fred Joiner
  • CHCCS Superintendent Dr. Nyah Hamlett
  • Jackson Center 5
  • The Marion Cheek Jackson Center Executive Director George Barrett 
  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP President Dawna Jones
  • Country Music singer Rissi Palmer
  • Chapel Hill Town Manager Maurice Jones

Bookmark this page to tune in at 7pm on Friday, June 18!

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration