About Us

We are working to bring to public consciousness our shared history. The Committee has elected to act in the tradition of our forebearers and in accordance with the axiom “None of us are free until we all are free” recognize the abolition of enslavement in all parts of the Americas.
The Black Heritage juneteenth Festival comes together annually through the efforts of a volunteer committee:
2022-2023 Committee Members
Laurie Abernathy
Fabian Glenn
Gloria Hall
Parlee Jones
Sha-Asia Medina
Fred Taylor
Those interested in being a part of the Black Heritage Juneteenth Festival Committee for the 2019-2020 year should submit this form. (https://tinyurl.com/bhfwcommittee)

Many amazing people have volunteered their time to ensure Worcester has a Juneteenth Festival each year for almost 3 decades!

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