2017 CHICAGO JUNETEENTH
AFRICAN AMERICAN FREEDOM CELEBRATION


Saturday, June 17, 2017

PRESS RELEASE


ST. JOSEPH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
2901 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60612
Rev. Donald McFadden, Pastor
773-879-1774

THE NATIONAL BLACK EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION ( www.the-NBEA.org)
REFORMATION LUTHERAN CHURCH OF CHICAGO
NATIONAL JUNETEENTH CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (NJCLC)



CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES:

7:00am   CHICAGO RACE RIOT OF 1919 RECONCILIATION WREATH LAYING CEREMONY

3100 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

Meet in the parking lot for prayer!

2017 National Day of Reconciliation and Healing from the Legacy of Enslavement
2017 National Day of Remembrance of the Maafa In America


9:00am   NATIONAL JUNETEENTH FLAG RAISING CEREMONY - honoring all black veterans and armed services martyrs from
Crispus Attucks to the present, focusing on the unheralded black men who served in the World Wars

ST. JOSEPH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
2901 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60612


10:00am   JUNETEENTH PARADE from St. Joseph M.B. Church to Garfield Park


12:00noon   FREE FOOD - serving the hungry and homeless in solidarity with the NBEA's Matthew 25 pledge

2:00pm - 6:00pm   BLACK WOMEN's FILM FORUM screening of Ava Duvaney's award winning "13th" focused on the
contradiction of black mass incaceration, followed by a round table discussion, and a closing Sacred Jazz candle lighting service
& refreshments dedicated to "Maintaining the Meaning of Juneteenth Focus on Freedom"

$5.00 suggested DONATION

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