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Mayor DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett in collaboration with the North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc. will be raising the Juneteenth Flag on Thursday, June 17th at 11AM outside of City Hall, on the corner of Broadway and Church Street.
“Juneteenth is an important day for members of our community,” said Mayor DeMaria. “The Juneteenth Flag represents the ending of slavery in America and I am proud to raise this flag. The City of Everett is committed to being inclusive and embracing traditions from all cultures in our community.”
Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom and achievement, and the City of Everett is honored to host this year’s ceremony with the North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc. Speakers include Mayor DeMaria, President of the North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc. Nicole Mcclain, State Senator Sal DiDomenico, State Representative Joe McGonagle, Bishop Robert Brown, and more. The Phunk Phenomenon dance group will also be performing at the ceremony.
All members of the community are welcomed to attend. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the event.