2022 Juneteenth Celebration

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For Us, By Us: A Celebration of Us

2022 Juneteenth Celebration June 1 through June 30

A Community of Black Excellence
all month long
Build and enhance our presence in these special virtual spaces. Find us on Facebook, The Meliora Collective, and join the new Black Alumni Network directory to maintain, enrich, and expand your connections with other members, as well as take part in mentoring and networking opportunities.

Celebrating Our Black Excellence
all month long
We encourage you to visit and support Black-owned, operated, and oriented businesses in your local community and share your achievements on social media using #2022CelebratingJuneteenth, #URBlackAlumniNetwork, and #UniteEngageEmpower.

Beyond Black Survival, We Thrive
Tuesday, June 14 | 6–7 p.m. (ET)

Find comfort and support as we come together to take part in a virtual healing circle with the Black Healers Network of Greater Rochester.

REAL Conversations
Thursday, June 23 | 6–7:30 p.m. (ET)
Join Dr. Warren Crichlow ’92W (EdD) to reflect on the evolution and significance of June Nineteenth, now “Juneteenth.” Distinctive and complex with remembrance, this newly minted federal holiday symbolizes the past, present, and possible futures of the African American story amid today’s divisive politics and deepening public ambivalence. Together, we’ll explore what it means to celebrate Juneteenth now, and look forward in the face of a moral reckoning.

We kindly ask that you register in advance for the June 14 and June 23 events.