In Celebration of Juneteenth!

NEBGH is closed Friday, June 18th in honor of Juneteenth (June 19th). We join with all of our members and friends in celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in our country.

Juneteenth is a day of reflection and renewal – a day to appreciate the African American experience. It is inclusive of all of us – all races, ethnicities and backgrounds – as we celebrate freedom and advance the work toward social justice and health equity for all. 
Nicole Heaston's JUNETEENTH 2020 - Lift Every Voice And Sing
In celebration of Juneteenth, Nicole Heaston gathered 65 Black opera singers accompanied by Kevin J. Miller and conducted by Damien Sneed to sing Roland Carter’s arrangement of the Black National Anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing.
National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman Shares Her Poem "We the People"
Nineteen-year-old Amanda Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate, shares her poem "We the People" as part of the #ICanIgnite series.

Juneteenth Music Festival
The 2020 Juneteenth Music Festival invites all to join, online, for a positive, educational and entertaining day celebrating African American history and the mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday.