Event Line-up & Other Attractions
Event Line Up
1:00 pm - 1:10 pm: OWIES and Event Kick Off
1:10 pm - 1:20 pm: Land Acknowledgement (Drumming), led by Rev. Joseph Scheeler and the Traveling Day Society
1:20 pm - 1:30 pm: Juneteenth Acknowledgment by OWIES
1:30 pm - 1:40 pm: Freedom Speech - Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle
1:40 pm - 1:50 pm: Event Blessing - Rev. Joyce Smith
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm: "Lift Every Voice" - Zaria Williams
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Gospel Performances - by members of Praze Worship
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm: Marshall Leader Winners presented by Temple Lentz, CEO/President of The Historic Trust
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm: NAACP- Actso Scholarship Winners presented by Bridgette Fahnbulleh, Clark County ACT-SO Chair
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: ThaJewler (DJ, set 2)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Meezilini Tha Messenger (Christian Hip Hop)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Overnite Success (Old school)
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: ThaJewler (DJ set 3)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Jujuba (Afrobeat)
Karen Morrison, OWIES Exec Director
Historical Display and Art installation-"400 Years of Inequality"
In the stunning artistic display, called 400 years of inequality, Holly Williams and Annette Taylor will work with the young people from the Boys and Girls club to recreate a timeline that showcases the history, ingenuity, oppression and resilience of black and indigenous people in America.
Shopping, Resources, and Employment Opportunities- With over 70 Vendor Tables from local businesses, community organizations, and free resources, visitors will be able to directly support local businesses, learn about local resources , and meet potential employers from a wide array of industries and fields. To see our growing list of vendors, go to the page for Vendors and Sponsors
Ready Set Pose Photobooth
MLK Jr-themed bus
Free Games for Adults
Table Top Gaming Area
Located under the Pavilion at Esther Short Park, adults can find many game tables available for free, friendly games of chess, dominoes, cards, and other board games.
Pop-up Party in the Park!
Provided by the Columbia Play Project
Other activities will include free face-painting by Pepper Kim (Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair) and art displays from the Boys n Girls Club