2013 will mark the fifth annual observance of Junteenth in Chattanooga.
The focus is on Literacy, Health and Honoring fathers this year.
The celebration will include in the area of better health for the community, the Hamilton County Health Department will present information about accessing our Aids/HIV status and how to protect ourselves,
The Hamilton County Coalition will present information on teen health issues, the Mary Walker Foundation will present information on the importance of literacy in our communities and we will give honor to positive Fathers. Activities will include discussions on how Chattanooga has always had different and significant history in regards to African American neighbors. There will be music, spoken word, old school games and open MIC.
Junteenth Chattanooga! 2013 is dedicated to the memory of Rev. Stanley Reuben Williams.
For questions, contact Coordinator Cheryl Norris Sanders at 423 821-6610 or Director Charlotte Williams at 404 944-6680.