Our Mission

North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc.
is a group of community leaders seeking to create awareness about the Juneteenth holiday, educate the broader community about positive aspects of Black American culture, and dismantle racism by using events and programming as a tool for change.

North Shore Juneteenth Association Inc. is a not-for-profit 501c(3) organization. Your contribution is tax deductible. 100% of your donation goes directly toward program and operating costs.

What is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is an American Holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865, the date that enslaved Black people of Galveston, Texas, learned that President Abraham Lincoln had freed enslaved people in rebel states two and a half years earlier.  250,000 Black Americans learned of their freedom on that day!
Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom.
Juneteenth is
a day to focus on the complexity of
the Black American experience.

North Shore Juneteenth Association is fufilling its mission!

Thank you for your support!

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Upcoming Events

December 5, 2022

Black Women of the Suffrage Movement Exhibit
Manninen Center for the Arts at Endicott College
406 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

December 10, 2022

Inclusive Santa Event
Lynn Public Library
5 North Common St.

Lynn, Ma. 01902


Nicole McClain 


Adriana Paz

Vice President 

Tamara Kenney


April Deaver

Senior Planning Member 



Our first Juneteenth Celebration and Juneteenth Flag Raising 2017


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