Juneteenth (June 15 - June 19)
Join the Edmonds School District in honor of Juneteenth for a week of education and action around Black freedom from slavery and the ongoing Black struggle for freedom
Monday June 15th- Friday June 19th at Noon; Facebook Live Read-Aloud
Join our Edmonds School District Leaders for a virtual lunchtime story time:
Monday 15th at 12 pm- Ashley Kay Smith reading I Am Perfectly Designed by Karamo Brown
Tuesday 16th at 12 pm- Mary Williams reading Juneteenth For Maize by Floyd Cooper
Wednesday 17th at 12 pm- Michael Richards reading Just The Two Of Us by Will Smith
Thursday 18th at 12 pm- Wil Johnson reading Masai and I by Virginia Kroll
Friday 19th at 12 pm- Justine Locke reading This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt
We Want to hear From You!
"I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" - Nina Simone
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Upcoming Community Events
Friday, June 19th at 10 am
Black Student Union Juneteenth March starting at College Place Middle,
7501 208th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036
March begins at 11 am, with volunteers making posters beginning at 10 am.
Remember to bring supplies and masks!
Friday, June 19th at 7 pm
Community event -
Join Meadowdale Black Student Union and EAACH (Equity Alliance for Achievement) for a candlelight vigil, student speakers, food, activities, and more.
We will be gathering at 7 pm at Meadowdale High School.
Location: Meadowdale High School
6002 168th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037
For a list of books and resources around Juneteenth and anti-racism for all ages, click here.