We Collaborate with other organizations and communities!

Juneteenth Flag Raising in Salem, Ma.

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Wakefield, Ma. Juneteenth Flag Raising

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Beverly, Ma. Juneteenth Flag Raising

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Marblehead, Ma. Juneteenth Flag Raising

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Everett, Ma. Juneteenth Flag Raising

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Lynn, Ma.  Juneteenth Flag Raising

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Melrose, Ma. Juneteenth Flag Raising

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North Shore Labor Council and N.S.J.A collaborate to feed the community during
COVID pandemic

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Prevent The Cycle, North Shore Labor council N.S.J.A, ECCO and other community organizations collaborate to create demands to stand against racial injustice

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West Medford community Center and NSJA collaborated to host
Virtual Juneteenth 2020

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N.S.J.A, Beyond Walls, and North Shore Women of Color collaborate to host The Diaspora Gala

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Daddy Daughter Gala 2019 a collaboration between N.S.J.A and community members

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Our Yearly Events

Kid Friendly Paint Night: Families are invited to paint and learn about current and historical African American inventions, people, and topics

Black Excellence 5k: Participants can run or walk this race while viewing little known and well known African American figures along the route. This event helps us raise funds for our yearly Juneteenth Family Fun Day.

Hats & Heels High Tea: Ladies and gentlemen are invited to have tea and delicious bites to eat while discussing pressing issues in the black community

Juneteenth Flag Raising: each year we raise the Juneteenth flag in recognition of the positive contribution of Black Americans to our country.

Juneteenth Family Fun Day: This is a celebration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth also highlights the achievement and positive contributions of African Americans in the United States. The holiday is observed in 47 U.S states. North Dakota, South Dakota, and Hawaii do not observe Juneteenth as a state holiday.

N.S.J.A has highligted the importance of education and exposure to Black Culture North of Boston

News Articles regarding the work of N.S.J.A

Lynn Journal

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North Shore Magzine

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MSO News Sports

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Daily Item

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 Work is being done to make Juneteenth an official state holiday in Massachusetts. N.S.J.A was recognized by Senator Brendan Crighton as being instrumental to this process.
"I deeply appreciate the North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc. for making me personally more aware of the significance of Juneteenth and for their tireless efforts to appropriately commemorate Juneteenth across the North Shore, bringing Juneteenth one step closer to becoming a state holiday. This is a symbolic—yet significant—moment in Massachusetts’ celebration of the freedom of our fellow African Americans and the acknowledgement that so much work is left to be done until we are all truly free."-Sen. Crighton

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