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Learning, Preserving & Telling the Stories of Juneteenth

June 21, 2022 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am MDT

Join Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a Juneteenth flag raising ceremony at the Park Building!

Refreshments will be served after the raising of the Juneteenth flag.


  • Welcome – Dr. José E. Rodríguez, Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
  • Remarks – Dr. Karen Johnson, Associate Professor of Education and Ethnic Studies
  • Keynote Speaker – Representative Sandra Hollins, District 23
  • Juneteenth Flag Symbols & their Significance – Meligha Garfield, Director of the Black Cultural Center
  • Ancestral Libation Toast – Robert Burch, Executive Director at Sema Hadithi African American Heritage, and Culture Foundation
  • Spoken Word – Learning, Preserving & Telling the stories of Juneteenth
  • Flag Raising – Representative Sandra Hollins, District 23

John R. Park Building Lobby

201 Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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