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Help At A Juneteenth Festival


Help At A Juneteenth Festival

For the past 12 years, Umoja Events has held their signature New York City Juneteenth Festival. Juneteenth is the oldest, nationally celebrated commemoration of the historical event of 1865 which declared the ending of slavery in the United States of America.

WHAT: Volunteers are needed to help the festival with:
1. Set up / Breakdown
2. Vendor Support
3. Registration
4. Crowd & Traffic Control
5. Youth and Activity Support
6. Performance Managers / Support

WHEN: Saturday June 18th and Sunday June 19th

WHERE: Gershwin Park 1962 Linden Blvd,, Brooklyn, NY 11207

TO APPLY: Volunteers can register on their website:

*This is not a New York Cares project*