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Don’t miss these Juneteenth events around the state!

Posted on 06/07/23

Celebrate Juneteenth with AARP at these free online and in-person events:

Journey to Juneteenth: A Road to Black Health
Friday, June 16, 9-10:30 am | Virtual

Join AARP California for a conversation about the historic and lasting health disparities affecting the Black community and ways to address them. Speakers include: Dr. Thanayi Jackson, a history professor at California Polytechnic State University, Rhonda Smith, Executive Director of California Black Health Network, and Tia Delaney-Stewart, Executive Director of Eyes of Love Nursing, LLC. Register HERE.

NAACP North San Diego County Branch - Juneteenth Festival
Saturday, June 17 | 10am-5pm | Pier View Way and Ditmar Street, Oceanside

Stop by the AARP booth and learn what AARP is doing to protect Social Security and how we can help you with finances, family and fun! Free giveaways while supplies last! Find more event info HERE.

CicLAvia in South LA, Celebrating Juneteenth
Sunday, June 18 | 9am-4pm | Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles

Stop by the AARP booth at CicLAvia in South L.A. for a celebration of Juneteenth. The event closes streets to vehicles and opens them to foot traffic or other modes of transportation. Enjoy free giveaways while supplies last. Register HERE.

For more information on the history of Juneteenth and how to celebrate and commemorate the holiday, visit HERE.

Senior African American couple riding bicycles

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