Juneteenth Celebration

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There will be fun for the whole family at the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Grants Pass. Enjoy yard games, face painting, Black History Bingo and food from local food trucks.

Hosted by GP Remembrance in partnership with Oregon Remembrance Project.

Sponsored by Southern Oregon Returning Peace Corps.

Juneteenth marks the official end of slavery when Union troops arrived in Galveston, TX on June 19, 1865 to inform the last enslaved people of their newfound freedom. America’s newest federal holiday celebrates our nation’s continued pursuit of freedom, justice, and liberty for all.