The Havre de Grace Arts Collective presents: A Post-Juneteenth Celebration” featuring Janice Curtis Greene
Sunday, June 25 – 2:00pm
June 19th is Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Also known as National Independence Day, Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, and Freedom Day, Juneteenth is a celebration of African-American freedom, education, culture, and achievement that invites all members of the community to participate.
Join us for this FREE Post-Juneteenth Celebration, featuring our very special guest, Janice Curtis Greene (“Janice the Griot”), who will share moving and inspiring freedom stories.
Other special guests include Sharoll Williams-Love, Hosanna School Museum; Natasha Jackson, sharing her musical gifts; Felicia Grant-Hopkins, Harford County Health Department; and more!
Janice Curtis Greene is an accomplished storyteller, an American Griot. She has been telling African, African American and Multicultural stories for over 25 years. She is the President and Life Member of the National Association of Black Storytellers (NABS) and Life Member and Past President of the Griots’ Circle of Maryland, Inc. She is also a member of the National Storyteller’s Network and the Network of Biblical Storytellers International. Janice Curtis Greene has also been appointed by Governor Lawrence Hogan to serve as a Commissioner on the Maryland Commission of African American History and Culture.