Come celebrate Juneteenth with us! We’re celebrating this historical holiday that commemorates the true ending of slavery in the United States.
Thursday, June 13
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Rainier Beach Community Center
8825 Rainier Avenue South
This is a community event focused on fellowship & empowerment with
Fun For Youth & Families, Performances, Food, Games, Prizes, and a Community Resource Fair.
June 19, 1865 – Union soldiers under the leadership of Major General
Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and notified those still under the yoke of slavery that they were free. Two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.