2022

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Calvary B.C.

1502 20th St

Santa Monica

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Sunday, June 19, 2022, the grounds of the oldest African-American Baptist church in Santa Monica will be once again transformed into a place of celebration of heritage, achievement, equity, and culture. The Reunion of Family & Faith continues as we celebrate African-American freedom, achievement, continuous self-development, and respect for all cultures!

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Our inaugural 2021Juneteenth Celebration was a huge success! 750+ participants

2021

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We proudly welcomed the following Juneteenth  participants:

  • Calvary Baptist Church Choir & Band

  • Miniya Collins

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

  • Dr. Lance Robert & Lance Robert, Jr.

  • J. Rich & The Free Agents Drumline

  • Darrel Sims

  • Synai Obney

  • Tim Williams & the Community Fellowship Choir

  • Santa Monica Venice Reunion Organization

  • DSEVEN

  • Dave Broussard & Friends

  • Daansekou Cultural Arts Collective of Los Angeles

  • Sean Dennis

  • Sculptures by Stella Singleton

  • Art by Alva Knowles

  • City of Santa Monica Office of Emergency Services

& many more

JUNETEENTH @ CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH

We are eternally grateful to those who were a part of the 2021 Juneteenth Heritage Celebration on the grounds of the Calvary Baptist Church in Santa Monica, CA. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. 

 

Saturday, June 19, 2021, the grounds of the oldest African-American Baptist church in Santa Monica was transformed into a place of celebration of heritage, achievement, equity, and culture. As Juneteenth celebrates African-American freedom, achievement, continuous self-development, and respect for all cultures, we believe that this event greatly aligned with our values and mission.

Thank you to our sponsors

Santa Monica-Venice Reunion Organization

Matrix Oil

100 Black Men of Long Beach

Community Corp of Santa Monica
18th Street Arts Center    reDiscover

 

Black Hollywood Educational and Resource Center
S.E. M. Inspirationals