Tag: juneteenth

Juneteenth In Queens brings joy, and fun festivities to St. Albans


Jun. 21, 2024 By Athena Dawson Hundreds of southeastern Queens residents participated in a day filled with joy, fun, and food at the 4th annual Juneteenth in Queens Celebration at Roy Wilkins Park, located in St. Albans, on Wednesday, June 19. The event, hosted by Tunisia Morrison, co-founder of the Voice of Youth Changes Everything…
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Investing in Youth: Congressman Meeks announces major funding for Southern Queens Park Association


Jun. 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson Dozens of people, including local leaders, elected officials and community members, gathered at the Roy Wilkins Recreation Center’s gymnasium in St. Albans for an early morning Juneteenth breakfast event hosted by the U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-5) on Monday, June 10. The event aimed to unite the Southeastern Queens…
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Celebrating Resilience: Queens gears up for annual Juneteenth event


Jun. 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson Local youth support organization The Voice of Youth Changes Everything (V.O.Y.C.E. Inc.) is partnering with local elected officials and community organizations to host its fourth annual “Juneteenth in Queens” celebration. The free community festival will be held on Wednesday, June 19, from 12-8 p.m. at Roy Wilkins Park, located…
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