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Faith Talks on Juneteenth

Faith Talks on Juneteenth


Jennifer Farmer/ Ebony Diaz

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 15 2023
  • Time: 2:00 pm


Jun 15 2023


2:00 pm


National Office Event

Faith Talks on Juneteenth

Join Faith Talks June 15, 2 pm ET, to learn about and commemorate Juneteenth National Independence Day.

We’ll talk about the past, the present and the future of this federal holiday, which began after the Civil War to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States.

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Our guests include:

THE REV. KELLI X, director of racial justice ministries at Scarritt Bennett Center, a retreat center founded by United Women in Faith predecessors, in Nashville, TN. Rev. X leads a church in Tennessee, celebrating African heritage while loving Jesus and actively answering God’s call to fight for justice.

ZION EXCOBAR, the first executive director of the Freedmen’s Town Conservancy, a community that is preserved and protected in Houston, Texas, which was once the largest destination for enslaved people after emancipation was proclaimed in Texas on June 19, 1865.

ELIZABETH COGGS, director of operations and Juneteenth, and TONY KEARNEY, the executive director of Northcott Neighborhood House, one of United Women in Faith’s national mission institutions. Northcott has celebrated Juneteenth in Milwaukee, WI for 52 years. Northcott’s mission is to empower young people, families, and communities.

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