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Addis Joins Community for 5th Annual Juneteenth Jubilee in Seaside

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SEASIDE, CA — Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) joined community members and leaders over the weekend for the 5th Annual Juneteenth Jubilee Celebration, hosted by the Monterey County Black Caucus. The event commemorated the end of slavery in the United States and celebrated African American culture and heritage. 

Assemblymember Addis highlighted the importance of Juneteenth as a time for reflection, education, and unity. 
“Today serves as a powerful reminder of the progress we have made and the work that still lies ahead in our pursuit of freedom, justice and equality. Celebrating Juneteenth allows us all to honor and inspire a future rooted in equality for all in the region,” said Addis.

During the event, Assemblymember Addis presented a resolution from the California State Assembly to the Monterey County Black Caucus and had an opportunity to present a certificate of recognition to this year’s Juneteenth Jubilee King and Queen, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County, Ron Johnson, and Regional Director for the Amity Foundation, Annalisa Mitchell.

The celebration included booths from nonprofit organizations, arts and crafts for the kids, food, music and speeches from key figures like motivational speaker and comedian ‘Mistah F.A.B.”, and Hollywood icon, actor, producer and activist, Danny Glover.

Addis Joins Community for 5th Annual Juneteenth Jubilee in Seaside

Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) presenting a Resolution to Monterey County Black Caucus founder
Rosalyn Green in Celebration of the 5th Year Juneteenth Jubilee in Seaside, CA

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