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Posted on: June 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Juneteenth celebration: motorcade at noon and zoom discussion: 400 year project at 8 PM FRIDAY

Friday is Juneteenth. Greenburgh will celebrate the day with a motorcade at noon and a zoom discussion of the 400 years project at 8 PM. Link to the zoom presentation can be found in the full text. Celebrate the end of slavery.

GREENBURGH CELEBRATES JUNETEENTH Friday with Motorcade at noon and zoom discussion of the 400 years project   at 8 PM (link below)

Greenburgh Town Board members Gina Jackson, Ken Jones, Francis Sheehan, Diana Juettner and Supervisor Paul Feiner invite you to....

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Town of Greenburgh by attending our Juneteenth Community Motorcade this Friday, June 19th , starting at 12pm.


This is a special community observance of African American liberation and heritage commemorates the day (June 19, 1865) enslaved Africans in Galveston,Texas were informed that they were free, nearly two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation had already freed them. This landmark day in American history is now recognized as an official holiday in New York State. 


You are invited to celebrate Juneteenth with us by watching our community motorcade as we process from 10 County Center Road down Central Avenue to Four Corners, continuing onto Hartsdale Rd to Old Tarrytown Road to Greenburgh Town Hall, where the procession will conclude. 


This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich culture and diversity of our community.


Please Join

The 400 Years Project:  A Countywide Collaborative

in a Zoom gathering to

Acknowledge, Celebrate and Honor the Significance of Juneteenth

Friday, June 19,th 8:00pm – 9:30pm


We will be joined by the following special guests to share comments and present:  


Invited:  NYS Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins

Confirmed, to date:   

  • County Executive, George Latimer
  • Greenburgh Town Supervisor, Paul Feiner
  • NYS Assemblyman, Thomas Abinanti



Professor of Constitutional Law, John Jay College of Criminal Justice:

“400 Years of Perseverance:  The Legal Implications of the 1619 African Arrival”,

and the book:  Race, Law and American Society; 1607 to Present



Professor of Law at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University:

“The Birth of a Nation:  A Study of Slavery in Seventeenth-Century Virginia”


Please see the meeting link below and mark your calendars!



Judith A. Beville, Greenburgh Town Clerk is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: The Significance of Juneteenth

Time: Jun 19, 2020 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 956 2661 4566

Password: 610059


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