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UNC Health Juneteenth Celebration

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Juneteeth UNC Health event in 2022 all text shown on this post

Juneteeth Freedom Day Celebration

Juneteenth commemorates African American liberation and celebrates Black history and culture, both of which are appreciated and valued at UNC Health. Join the celebration.

PRAYER, PERFORMANCE, PRESENTATION, SACRED SPACE EXHIBIT, FEATURING:

  • Rev. Darryl Owens, Chaplain, Grief Counselor, UNC Hospitals
  • Mary D. Williams, Gospel Singer, Historian, & Educator
  • Joseph Jordan, Vice Provost for Academic and Community Engagement & Director, The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture & History

location: UNC Medical Center & Via WebEx Meeting

Registration is required. See also Vital Signs for more information.


9:30  – 10 AM Morning Prayer service, anthem, and flag raising

11:30 – 12:30 PM Why we celebrate: History of Juneteeth Discussion

12:30 – 3:30 PM A Sacred Space Exhibit, onsite at UNC Medical Center Chapel Hill, Cancer Hospital Conference room 2 and also at UNC Rex Healthcare Raleigh, Heart & Vascular Auditorium B


Register for Juneteenth Events via LMS (UNC Health Systems Teammates), for all others, send an email to unchealthdiversity@unchealth.unc.edu and indicate which sessions you wish to register for.

Sponsored by: UNC Health Department of Equity & Inclusion, the UNC Health Black Alliance, Minority Leaders and the BuiLD Collaborative ERG’s.

 

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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