Engage in African American History: United In Hope

June 1-30, 2020 Events

Flag Raising Ceremony

June 1 / Noon
Salt Lake City Corporation

The event will include a brief overview of Juneteenth and its significance in American history and civil rights, prayer for healing and reconciliation, honoring Blacks in the military, and the Utah Holiday.

Lunch & Learn – Black Business Development

June 12 / Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Zoom ID: 545-542-1144, Passcode: 150306

This Virtual presentation will be presented by members of the Utah Black Chamber of Commerce and the Utah Black Roundtable as we launch our newly created “Juneteenth Entrepreneur Challenge”

Our Town, Our Story: Genealogy & Storytelling

June 15 / 7 p.m.
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Zoom Meeting ID: 916 470 8362

Interactive webinar with Utah Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society – UAAHGS and Nubian Storytellers of Utah Leadership –NSOUL helping us document and share our Family History & Stories

BOSS: The Black Experience in Business

June 16
6:30 p.m. Discussion
7:30 p.m. Film
Live Stream - Utah Film Center

This film by Peabody & Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, Stanley Nelson seeks to “illuminate, educate and inform by examining over 150 years of African American men and women – from those bound by bondage to moguls at the top of multi-million dollar empires”. We will also hear from local business owners, the Utah Black Chamber, and other business voices.

Flag Raising Ceremony

June 19 / 11:30 a.m.
Salt Lake County Building

Juneteenth Day! The State of Black Utah Town Hall

June 19 / 6 p.m.
Virtual Event 
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Facebook Event

“Mind, Body & Spirit: Black Mental Health In the Midst of Crisis" The evening begins with the presentation of our Mr. & Miss Juneteenth followed by a thoughtful conversation to give voice to our youth, young adults and emerging leaders on how they are coping with racism and injustices, for them to share what they want for their future and to obtain tools and resources to support their agenda.

Juneteenth Commemorative Caravan

June 20 / 11 a.m.
10 a.m. lineup at Marshall White Center

Help honor Juneteenth Holiday with a ride through historic Ogden as we share messages of Freedom, Hope, Healing, & Unity.

10:00 a.m. Line up at the historic Marshall White Community Center, 222 28th Street, Ogden, and travel to Wall Avenue past the historic Union Station and onto historic 25th Street and on Washington Blvd. back to the historic Marshall White Center. Ride your cars, trucks, motorcycles, or walk in our 1 st Juneteenth Caravan.


June 20 / 2 to 6 p.m.
Virtual Event: Check back soon for link

Tune in to Facebook, Instagram, Zoom for our live broadcast of performers including hip hop, R&B, spoken word, dance, drumming, jazz & Gospel!

Juneteenth Gospel Sunday & Father’s Day Tribute

June 21 / 2 to 6 p.m.
Virtual Event: Check back soon for link

Tune in to Facebook, Instagram, Zoom for our Juneteenth Gospel Sunday featuring Minister John Bratton, writer of the Gospel Song of Year, “Every Praise Is To Our God”, local choirs, and


All events are FREE.

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For questions or to request accommodations in relation to a disability, please contact Betty Sawyer at bettysawyer@weber.edu  |  Facebook