Rondo Center of Diverse Expressions (RCODE) is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Juneteenth Observance on Monday, June 19t, 2023, at the Rondo Commemorative Plaza, 820 Concordia Avenue. Activities include entertainment, food trucks, and information for job applicants or those seeking additional information on skilled training opportunities starts at noon and ends at 5 pm. A formal Juneteenth observance and program featuring speakers, awards, and keynote address is from 3-4 p.m.
Dr. Marvin Dunn, Department Chair and Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Florida International University and Founder of the Dr. Marvin Dunn Academy for Community Education will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Dunn is one of the most forceful voices on race relations in the United States. He was a naval officer, commander, and founding Chair of the Department of Psychology at FIU. He is the author of five books, hundreds of newspaper lead stories and journal articles, producer of two documentary films, lecturer, husband, father and proud graduate of Morehouse College. His views on racial and ethnic relations in Florida and the U.S. have been widely published and broadcast on the major news outlets. Other speakers will be announced at the start of the program.
The entire community is invited to attend and this unique occasion and celebrate Juneteenth with family and friends and the City of St. Paul, especially those interested in gainful employment opportunities.
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