National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
                         Celebration of Freedom

                         

Washington, DC

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WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH 2017
June 17-19, 2017
Last Updated 5/8/17

PRESS RELEASE

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Saturday
June 17th

            
T.B.A.
Sunday
"18th of 
June"
 

NATIONAL DAY OF RECONCILIATION & HEALING 
FROM THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT

NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE MAAFA IN AMERICA


National Juneteenth Memorial Maafa Wreath Laying Ceremony
12:00pm 
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC) 

Guest Speaker:  (T.B.A.)

Location:  Lincoln Park Emancipation Memorial
                (across the street from Lincoln Park United Methodist Church,
                 Rev., Dr. Diane Dixon-Pastor, 1301 N. Carolina Avenue, N.E.,
                 Washington, DC
)

Monday
"19th of 
June"
  
     
National Juneteenth Prayer Breakfast
8:30am 
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council 

Guest Speaker: (T.B.A)

National Press Club

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC


Pentagon Juneteenth Flag Ceremony
11:00am Pentagon Juneteenth Ceremony Honoring the 20,000
               Civil War Colored Sailors
                 

Pentagon Building
1400 Defense Pentagon
Arlington, VA  


Wednesday
June 21st

WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH 5K (also: 1,500m & 3,000m)  RUN
12:00noon*** Hosted By: Tidal Basin Run

*** For information on the WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH 5K Run ***

contact: Jay Jacob Wind at 703-927-4833
e-mail: racedirector@att.net
web site: http://www.racepacket.com/tidalbasin/





For directions & information on Juneteenth Event locations contact:

Washington, DC Visitors & Convention Center
or
www.mapquest.com


JUNETEENTH TRAVEL
www.JuneteenthTravel.com