Thank you for attending the YWCA Juneteenth Block Party 6/19/24
May 30, 2024

Thank you to everyone who supported our Juneteenth Block Party Wednesday, 6/19/24.

A big shout out to the Central Congregational Church for opening up their space due to the heat wave.

Thank you to the City of Newburyport, DEI Alliance, our community partners: Roxbury based Double Dutch Jump Rope team led by Angela Frances, Dance instructor and African Drummer Greg Coles, Social Justice Singer/Songwriter: Chris Walton, PEG Center and our vendors:  KONA Ice, The Elephant in the Room and the Enchanted Magnolia.   We look forward to seeing you all again next Juneteenth.

Chris Walton, Singer/Songwriter

“Colors Like Me” explaining the science behind your skin color. Artwork by children in YWCA School’s Out Program (K-3), led by Amanda Bradbury, Youth Services Director and Racial Justice Committee chair.

Artwork by Youveline Joseph, visual artist originally from Haiti, PEG Center.

YWCA Juneteenth Team

YWCA Juneteenth Block Party. Billy O’Neill from the YWCA and Tina Los ,DEI Alliance. Learning how to play the African Drums from Greg Coles


Angela Francis, Coach with the Roxbury Based Double Dutch Jump Roping Team “The Rope Burners.” Also pictured Coach Crystal!


Community Vendor and Partner: The Enchanted Magnolia

KONA Ice keeping a few of the “Rope Burners” cool with the refreshing Icies!



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