Juneteenth commemorates the date June 19th, 1865 when enslaved people in Texas finally learned they were free. Learn more about this monumental yet overlooked event and participate in the celebration.
You can explore a complete list of the Stanford Juneteenth event, activities, and resources at https://juneteenth.stanford.edu. Some highlights include:
Explore the Stanford Libraries Juneteenth Guide
This informative guide shares resources you can use to learn more about the history and cultural significance of Juneteenth. The guide is curated by Felicia A. Smith, MLIS., Racial Justice and Social Equity Librarian.
Quilt Exhibit & Presentation
Members of The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland (AAQGO) will review the historic and artistic qualities displayed in the African American quilting tradition.
Wednesday 6/15, noon-1:00pm at Stanford Redwood City (SRWC), Conference Center Cardinal Hall
History Exhibit: Black History Museum and Learning Center
Visit this engaging and educational Black history exhibit. Stop by the Alumni Center to learn about Black Americans’ rich history and contributions to the American experience.
Thursday 6/16, noon-4pm at Fisher Conference Center: Frances Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street
Celebrating Juneteenth Through Food
R&DE chefs will create and offer an assortment of wonderful foods including jerk chicken, crawfish mac n’ cheese, and collard greens.
Live Online Cooking Session on Wednesday 6/22, 1pm-1:30pm
In-Person Cooking Conversation on Thursday 6/23, 1:30pm-2:30pm at SRWC – Cardinal Brew at Cardinal Hall
See a complete list of activities and additional information at https://juneteenth.stanford.edu