3rd Annual Hempstead County Juneteenth organized by VOTE SoAR

6/14/2024 - 6/16/2024
Downtown Hope Pocket Park; Yerger Museum; Northside Park
9:30 a.m.
Visibility Outreach Touch Engage South Arkansas (VOTE SoAR), the Hempstead County Juneteenth Celebration organizer, reminds you to save the date for the third annual Juneteenth 2024 festivities Friday, June 14-Sunday, June 16. A key goal for the Hempstead County commemoration is reestablishing African Americans in the fabric of Hempstead County. Black people have been in Hempstead County for decades even before its founding. The annual theme is Black Resistance: Celebration of Resilience, History & Liberation, reflecting the Association For The Study of African American Life And History® definition of Black resistance as strategies where Black Americans’ can mobilize resources, human and material, to establish safe spaces where Black life can be sustained, fortified, and respected.Persons and organizations interested in joining in the efforts and supporting the celebration through monetary donations and volunteering can get more information at the Facebook page @votesoar, text the group at 870-826-8774 or email vote.soark@gmail.com with “JUNETEENTH 2024” in the subject.
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