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FIU Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration

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Saturday, June 19 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Earlene and Albert Dotson Pavilion Lawn (MARC) 11200 Southwest 8th Street Miami, FL 33199

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Today, it commemorates African American freedom and achievement while it also encourages continuous self-development. This year, FIU will offer programming and activities in observance of Juneteenth from June 14-19, 2021. For more details, please visit DEI.FIU.EDU/Juneteenth.

Culminating the week's festivities, on Saturday, June 19 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., the entire University community is invited to our inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration. Lawn chairs and mats are welcome as we gather at the Earlene and Albert Dotson Pavilion Lawn (MARC building at MMC). Umbrellas will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This free event is open to the entire community and will feature performances, including music by DJ OSOCITY and Curtis Lundy, local artisan vendors, a Bacardi Lounge, Frost Art Museum art exhibits and activities, food trucks, raffles, and fun for the whole family. Registration is required. The first 200 faculty/staff and 150 students to register and check in by noon, will receive a food voucher to use any of the event’s food trucks. Register at go.fiu.edu/freedomday.

Event Type

Campus Life, Traditions, Arts & Culture, Community

Audience

General Public

Tags

juneteenth

Website

https://dei.fiu.edu/juneteenth/

Cost

Free

Department
Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Parent & Family
Hashtag

#juneteenth

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