Madison Juneteenth celebration announced; participants and volunteers needed 

Kujichagulia Madison Center for Self-Determination Inc. and its collaborators have announced their upcoming Juneteenth celebration, a week of events that promote political responsibility, educational advancement, economic sufficiency, good health, social responsibility, and collective well-being within the Madison Black community. The week is dedicated to the lived experiences and accomplishments of Black Americans historically and today. 

The celebration, this year with a theme of Black resilience, will focus on the Black community’s ability to overcome historical and current circumstances such as racial disparities and lack of social justice.  

The Kujichagulia leadership and Juneteenth Implementation Team are seeking local artists, youth, and families to showcase resilience through their respective talents; community and faith-based organizations; professional associations; event volunteers for set up, take down, vending, and more at the event; and promotional volunteers. Financial support and other resources, such as golf carts, are also needed. 

Individuals seeking event information or wishing to contribute are encouraged to contact Coordinator Irene Katana or visit the Kujichagulia website.