Desk of Press and Publicity Committee
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2023
CONTACT: Bianca Blake, email@example.com
NAACPMYC 2nd ANNUAL JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION
Media, PA. – NAACP Media Youth Council is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration in partnership with the Borough of Media, PA and the Heritage Park Committee to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the US and celebrate the rich history and traditions of the African Americans in the Media, PA area on Saturday, June 17. The event will be held from 12:00 to 3:00pm at Heritage Park at 5th and Broomall Streets in Media, Pennsylvania in Delaware County. This is a free event.
The celebration will be a fun-filled afternoon for all ages which will include performances, trivia, craft activities, local community organizations and powerful words from our local community leaders including PA State Representative, Jennifer O’Mara as well as others.
There will be a special tribute in memoriam of the late Reverend Warren D. Mays, Sr. of Second Baptist Church of Media and our adult chapter, the NAACP Media Area Branch, will be acknowledging the 2023 NAACP Media Area Branch’s Junior and Senior High School Scholarship recipients at this event.
About the NAACP Media Youth Council
Our mission is to inform youth of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; to advance the economic, education, social and political status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities and their harmonious cooperation with other peoples; to stimulate an appreciation of the African Diaspora and other people of color’s contribution to civilization; and to develop intelligent, effective youth leadership. The NAACP Media Youth Council is committed to creating an equal, just environment for Media and surrounding communities.
For more information or to arrange an interview with NAACP Media Youth Council’s President, Bianca Blake or Council Advisor, Fonda Jacobs, please contact:
Bianca Blake, President
Fonda Jacobs, Youth Advisor
Miles Clark, Chair, Press and Publicity