Friendship Place Juneteenth Arts Contest!

Friendship Place 2022 Juneteenth Arts Contest

This year, Friendship Place commemorated Juneteenth, a holiday dedicated to celebrating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans and highlighting African-American culture, with the first annual Friendship Place Juneteenth Arts Contest!

Participants submitted artwork, poetry, and short written essays highlighting “What Juneteenth Means to Me.”

Check out our winners below!

By Tanika Williams

By Favour Toluwalase

By a Valley Place Participant

By Monique Hayes

By M. Cruz

By Ngozi Odoemene

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