Bemidji's 4th Annual

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June 14th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Project For Change: Host Bemidji’s 4th Annual Juneteenth Event

Bemidji, Minnesota

 

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 in various parts of the United States since 1865.

 

Bemidji’s local nonprofit organization Project For Change will be hosting Bemidji’s third annual Juneteenth celebration on Sunday, June 19th in Bemidji from 2pm to 5pm. Food, outdoor activities, stories, education, and music will be available. Celebrating Freedom and Fathers!! Due to an increase in COVID, possibility of a need for contact tracing, public safety, to plan for food, and to get contact info for future events, please RSVP with a general idea of who you will bring with to this event. We will send out the specific location details on Saturday evening.

 

To RSVP: www.ProjectForChange.org/Juneteenth

This event is sponsored by FREC: OvercomingRacism.org/programs/greater-minnesota-partnerships 

 

Project for change is a local, nonprofit, non-partisan change group, formed on building awareness, creating social opportunities, and enriching the quality of life for historically marginalized, disadvantaged, oppressed, and resilient black and brown communities through policy, accountability, and action. 


More information and contact can be found on the Project For Change website at www.ProjectForChange.org.