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Juneteenth celebratiom

Saturday, June 18 · 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Location Apollo Park Library 1580 NW 3rd Ave Pompano Beach, Fl.

Created By Felicia Fefe Moore

More Info The Juneteenth celebration is a reminder of the end of slavery in the United States. The freeing of slaves started with Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862. However it was not until June 19, 1895 that the last of the slaves in Texas were freed.

Our Celebration of this historic moment is one of the Friends major projects. "The Blues & Sweet Potato Pie Festival" takes place each June and features lot...s of exciting, yet educational attractions. This year’s feature will be Joey Gilmore, a community favorite blues artist, motivational speaker Carolyn Harvey, and a host of exciting entertainment from local churches displaying their choir and/or dance team. There will be lots of fun and games dating back to the 1800s i…

Fort Lauderdale aka Funk Louderdale "Giving it ta You"

Hey Fort excuse me Funk Louderdale here's what the Urban League got going on
Economic Empowerment

Designed to help the unemployed and underemployed obtain employment and increase their marketable skills, the Urban League of Broward County's economic empowerment programs promote self-sufficiency while preparing participants to enter the workforce. The goal is to break the cycle of poverty and level the economic playing field. This department consists of two program components: Wealth Building and Employment and Training.


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Jeaneen West, Program Manager, 954.625.2572

BUYEP - Broward Urban Youth Employment Program is a program for youth between the ages of 18-24. The program provides educational and career preparation services. Participants receive GED prep, paid internships, employability and life skills training and job placement. Child care services are available for those who qualify as well as bus passes and gas cards. You must complete an appli…