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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Embrace Honors Awards

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 6pm-10pm

The Juneteenth Embrace Honors Awards are presented in tribute to the tireless work of remarkable individuals who are committed to a more equitable city for all. Embrace Boston will commemorate exemplary civic, business, and community leaders at the Juneteenth Embrace Honors on the evening of June 18, 2024. Join us in your all-white attire for an evening of performances rooted in spiritual and gospel music. And celebrate the spirit of freedom lifted through these art forms as we kick off our weeklong celebration of the Juneteenth holiday.

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Keynote Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson

Thursday, June 20, 2024 10am-2pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson discusses her book Caste: The Origin of Our Discontents and the power of storytelling when speaking truth to power with President and CEO of The Boston Foundation, Dr. M. Lee Pelton and Artistic and Executive Director of Roxbury Film Festival, Lisa Simmons.

Friday, June 21, 2024

Keynote Conversation with Marcus Samuelsson

Award winning journalist and Boston Globe editor Jenee' Osterheldt brings A Beautiful Resistance to Embrace Ideas as she sits down with world class chef Marcus Samuelsson.

Embrace Boston's Juneteenth Block Party

The Juneteenth Block Party will close out our week-long celebration of Juneteenth with love and joy. Get ready to dance alongside your friends and family and make new connections with people across the city as we come together to celebrate the spirit of liberation and freedom. The event is free and open to the public and we strongly encourage you to register.