Welcome to the official landing page for the Juneteenth Parade and the 313+ Ancestors Speak Project monument unveiling on June 18, 2023, in Elizabeth, NJ! We invite you to join us in celebrating this historic moment by participating in the Juneteenth Parade and witnessing the unveiling of the monument that honors the 313+ enslaved Africans buried in a cemetery in Elizabeth. We also highlight the history of the Juneteenth Collective and 313+ Ancestors Speak Project, as well as the latest announcements and updates for the monument unveiling. Stay connected and informed by following our Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts, where we will share news, highlights, and dynamic content in the lead-up to this historic celebration. Let’s come together to honor and remember the past, celebrate the present, and embrace the future!

Last Day to submit Parade Application is MAY 7, 2023

Should you need further assistance and need to speak with someone, please call Yolanda Eady @ 908-220-6113

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SPONSOR/DONATE The Juneteenth Collective 1865 is proud to organize the annual Juneteenth Parade and the unveiling of the 313+ Ancestors Speak Project monument, but we need your help! To offset the costs of these historic events, we have launched a fundraising campaign with a goal of $10,000. Your contribution will help us cover the expenses of permits, security, and more. Please click the button below and help us make this year’s celebration the best one yet!

VOLUNTEERVolunteers are a crucial part of making the Juneteenth Parade and 313+ Ancestors Speak Project monument unveiling a success. We need individuals like you to help with parade setup and cleanup, monument unveiling logistics, and other tasks throughout the day. If you’re interested in volunteering, we would love to have you be a part of this historic event. Click the volunteer button below to sign up and be a part of this meaningful celebration.