JUNE 19TH -11AM
MOTORCADE BEGINS AT HWY157 AND 89TH ST IN FRONT OF FAMILY DOLLAR (610 N 89TH 62223). WE ARE HEADED STRAIGHT TO EAST ST LOUIS CITY HALL - Wellness Fair and 1st round COVID vaccines provided. NAACP will lead the way! Stanley Franklin, President - REGISTER HERE
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JUNE 19TH - 12 NOON
FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT EAST ST LOUIS CITY HALL 301 RIVER PARK DRIVE 62205. EAST ST LOUIS WAS THE FIRST CITY TO RAISE THE JUNETEENTH FLAG - ST CLAIR CO WAS THE FIRST COUNTY TO HONOR THE DATE WITH A HOLIDAY. JOIN US IN REFLECTION AND HONOR. ESL VETERANS POST 2505 WILL RAISE THE FLAG 2021 -
Gospel Artist Sheila Alexander was born and raised in East St. Louis, Illinois, home of great singers such as Anita Wilson, the O’Neal Twins, Reverend Cleophus Robinson, Miles Davis, just to name a few. Sheila Alexander has been acknowledged as being a blessing to the Body of Christ and the Kingdom of God. She now resides in Kansas City, Missouri and attends the Blue Hills Church of Nazarene, under the guidance of Pastor Winston Lott. Sheila is a licensed Minister of Music and has held the role of Praise and Worship leader for the past 10 + years.
JOIN US FOR THE FREEDOM IN EQUITY FESTIVAL IN THE BEAUTIFUL JONES PARK ACROSS FROM JACKIE JOYNER KERSEE CENTER
JUNE 19TH 11 AM -8 PM 2950 Caseyville Avenue East St. Louis, IL 62204
"Because The East St. Louis Park District has an ongoing and pleasurable obligation to provide great parks and recreational facilities fulfilling the need to impact people of all ages in our park district community, we proudly support Juneteenth Metro East Festival and Community Development Sustainable Solutions." Juneteenth in Jones Park - 10 years strong!!!
Mr. E'Mond James Shepherd, was 13 years old when we began to work together. At 15 years old, he became "the" youngest licensed and ordained Minister in The State of Illinois! At 13 years old, he preached his first Sermon at his church home, Union Full Gospel Church and we were there. Minister E'Mond is the president of The Positive Youth Turnaround at his church, member of the choir, and enjoys praise dancing! Minister Shepherd, regularly attends bible study, reads his bible and helps out wherever he can! Young Mr. Shepherd loves meeting people out in the community as a budding advocate and is making waves an an entrepreneur booking limousine services! Now in 2021 together we continue to celebrate and engage youth via his youth ministries.
ALL HAIL THE KING of JUNETEENTH-EAST ST. LOUIS 2018.
This journey is about the right to thrive in our community. Through faith and against all odds, we stand together making a difference while demonstrating how much stronger we are joined together in one single movement for change?
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LaToya Greenwood, 114th District, Trailblazing for East St. Louis and beyond. As an education administrator and public servant, Latoya Greenwood understands the challenges faced by parents, students, teachers and taxpayers. Born and raised in East St. Louis, Latoya is working to be an advocate in the State Capitol, for the many issues faced by residents of the metro east area. Since 2011 Rep Greenwood has worked with CDSS-ESL and Juneteenth-Metro East to educate Southern IL and Statewide leaders while advocating for Juneteenth as a National Holiday by supporting HR0536
Mayor of the City of Champions. "Its time for us to own our story! Lets make history." The 1st City in IL and Mayor to declare Juneteenth a holiday via City of East St Louis Proclamation!
IL State Senator and Chief Co-Sponsor of SB1965 push to make Juneteenth a Statewide Holiday--- "Juneteenth acknowledges the date slavery was effectively abolished; June 19th, 1865." It is my sincere hope and wish, all walk away with a better understanding of WHY it was such a profound day in the history of mankind!"
Founding Member - Grassroots 501c3 IL Pillars of Excellence, Social Advocacy and Bridgebuilders to Equitable Diversity and Inclusion as it relates to empowering Metro East and Southern IL Communities. #CDSSParentMentorProgram #IllinoisJuneteenthCommittee #CDSSParentToParaproPipeline #JuneteenthESL #JuneteenthME #NationalNightOutESL
Member Juneteenth Metro East Committee. Neva Legal also has a podcast you don't wanna miss! He is known for his promo savvy and great business expos! Here is a link to his Facebook page
Member Juneteenth Metro East Committee. Christ Ambassador,
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