Welcome to Juneteenth - Jefferson City Heritage Celebration
 Juneteenth - Jefferson City Presents
2021 Juneteenth Heritage Celebration
  An In-Person and Virtual Event

June 14th-19th, 2021

Theme: "We The People . . . "
 
 
Virtual Juneteenth Pre-Release Events
Week of June 14-18, 2021 
 
"Sappington African American Cemetery State Park Designation"
Presented by Kevin Smith, Missouri State Parks
 
"First HBCU Law Enforcement Training Academy"
Present by Gary Hill, Chief of Lincoln University Police
 
"Real Talk:Mental Health and the Pandemic" Webinar
Presented by Mid-Missouri Black Nursing Association
 
"Let's Decide Our Destiny"
Presented by Richard Cross, President
Going Beyond Limitations Foundation
 
Jefferson City Public Schools
Presentation 
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 June 19, 2021 - In-Person Juneteenth Heritage Celebration
 
Emancipation Program - 10:00 a.m.
Lincoln University Soldiers' Memorial Plaza
   
Juneteenth Motorcade - 10:30 a.m.
The Motorcade will proceed from Lincoln University Soldier's Memorial Plaza down Chestnut to Dunklin, Left on Dunklin St, to Jackson St., Right on Jackson St. to Miller St, Left on Miller St., to Monroe St.,  Right on Monroe to High St., Left on High St., down High St. Right in front of the Capitol, Circle the Capitol keep right on Broadway, down Broadway to McCarty, left on McCarty, down McCarty to Jackson, right on Jackson St., Left on Dunklin St. to Community Park for Bicycle Give-Aways 
 
Bicycle Give-Aways  - 12:00 p.m.
 Join us at the Community Park for free bicycle give-aways. Please Visit  www.juneteenthjcmo.org  and register for a chance to win a boy's or girl's bike. If you do not have computer access to register for a chance to win a bike please call (573) 680-3527 to be registered in the drawing. Deadline for drawing is Friday, June 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
 
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June 19, 2021 - Virtual Juneteenth Heritage Celebration
The Virtual Juneteenth Heritage Celebration begins at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 19th. To View The Complete 2021 Virtual Juneteenth Celebration in its Entirety 
 
 to view individual select segments click on the blue link below the segment you wish to view.
 
NOTE: For best viewing of videos, expand your screen to "full screen"  
 
Welcome/Greetings/Invocation
 
 Religion and Freedom
"The White Church's Complicity in Slavery"
Presenter Dr. Brian Kaylor, President & Editor-in-Chief,
Word & Way Magazine
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"Who's zooming Who? Politics, Pandemics, Policing and the Black Church"
Facilitated by Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, Executive Director
Missouri Faith Voices
 
 Black History 
"Missouri's Jim Crow History and Future"
Facilitated by Atty. Rod Chapel, NAACP Missouri State President 
 
  Economics
"The Importance of Generational Wealth"
Facilitated by Joe Johnson, Founder, CEO & President
The Telein Group, Inc.
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 Keynote Speaker
Rev. Aundreia Alexander, Esq.
Associate General Secretary for Action and Advocacy
 for Justice and Peace with the National Council of Churches of Christ, USA
 
 
 
Apply for the 2021 Juneteenth - Jefferson City Merit Scholarship
We encourage 2021 High School graduates to apply for the 2021 Juneteenth Scholarship. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving High School graduate. If you are, or if you know of, someone who graduated this year (2021) from a high school located in Jefferson City with at least a 2.50 GPA on a 4.000 scale and plan to attend Lincoln University please make application for the scholarship by the deadline of June 16, 2021.   You may apply by clicking on the Scholarship tab and following the directions.
 
 
 
Thank You!
The Juneteenth-Jefferson City Board and Planning Committee THANK YOU for your support, interest, and patience as we enter the second year of a new venture and platform for the In Person/Virtual 2021 Juneteenth Heritage Celebration. We hope that you enjoy and are uplifted by the presentations and activities. We look forward to, and ask for your prayers and support as "The Journey for Justice... Continues" and plans for the in-person 20th Anniversary Celebration in 2022. We welcome your suggestions, comments, and concerns. Please continue to pray for those who have been affected by the COVID-19 virus, systemic racism, and the families of those who have experienced Police Brutality and Gun Violence.  Please Pray For Our Country And The World.
 
  
Contact Information
Email: juneteenthjc@aol.com 
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(573) 694-3399  or  (573) 694-3398