Juneteenth: Its Meaning, Significance and Why We Should Celebrate It

In recognition of the monumental importance of Juneteenth (June 19) in our nation’s history, Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant, Carnegie Mellon University's Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is convening a virtual panel discussion to address its meaning, significance and why we should celebrate it.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette award-winning columnist Tony Norman will serve as moderator.

Learn more by visiting the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion's website.

Expert panelists include:

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BGSO's Juneteenth Jubilee
Following in the traditions of Juneteenth Freedom celebrations, this celebration is open to all and features: music, outdoor field games, tasty ice-cream and popcorn treats, giveaways and educational materials!
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Celebrating LGBTQ+ Joy
As we continue to celebrate Pride month at Carnegie Mellon, the Center would like to invite you to our LGBTQ+ Joy Connect on June 29 from 4 - 5 p.m. ET on Zoom. During this casual connection hour, we'll be celebrating and sharing joy to close Pride Month. This event is open to all students, faculty, and staff at Carnegie Mellon.
Celebrate with Us on Zoom!
Summer Reading Discussions

Throughout the summer, the Center will be hosting a series of reading discussions exploring topics such as identity development, self-exploration, cultural family ties, and much more.

Join us for our first discussion on June 29 from 12 - 1 p.m. ET where we will be talking through J.R. Jamison's book Hillbilly Queer.

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