Our Mission

North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc.
is a group of community leaders seeking to create awareness about the Juneteenth holiday, educate the broader community about positive aspects of Black American culture, and dismantle racism by using events and programming as a tool for change.

North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc. is a not-for-profit 501c(3) organization. Your contribution is tax deductible. 100% of your donation goes directly toward program and operating costs.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is an American Holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865, the date that enslaved Black people of Galveston, Texas, learned that President Abraham Lincoln had freed enslaved people in rebel states two and a half years earlier.  250,000 Black Americans learned of their freedom on that day!
Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom.
Juneteenth is
a day to focus on the complexity of
the Black American experience.

Upcoming Events

March 31, 2023

Black Women of The Suffrage Exhibit
Join us for our closing reception on April 27th at 4:30 pm!

North Shore Community College Lynn Campus (Second Floor)

April 30, 2023

Local Black Excellence 5k

Rolly's Tavern, 338 Broadway, Lynn, Ma. 01904

May 13, 2023

Hats & Heels Tea 

Salem, Ma

North Shore Juneteenth Association is fufilling its mission!

Thank you for your support!

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Nicole McClain 


Tamara Kenney


April Deaver

Interim Vice President &
Senior Planning Member 



Our first Juneteenth Celebration and Juneteenth Flag Raising 2017


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