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2024 Juneteenth

On Thursday, June 19th, BGCCA collaborated with Men On A Mission to host concluding festivities following the Juneteenth March. The City of Albany issued a heat advisory leading to the cancellation of many outdoor activities. Boys & Girls Clubs stepped up by opening the Clubhouse and gathering a group of teens to help out for an event with more than 225 people. The event featured live music & entertainment, outdoor food vendors, indoor retail vendors, and community speakers.

Notable Attendees:

APD Police Chief Hawkins

BGCCA Board Member Owusu Anane

BGCCA Board Member Judge Ricja Rice City Councilman Derek Johnson

County Legislator Susan Pedo

Community Partners:

Albany Land Trust

Albany Police Dept

City of Albany




News 10 Article:

Albany Police Department:

Black Lives Matter

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