The United Community Change Freedom Celebration Walk is diverse in culture, educational and progressive. An opportunity for you to be a part of the change that promotes community unity and diverse and inclusive civic participation, increase non partisan community knowledge and the amount of diverse people to act on their legal right to vote locally and nationally in upcoming elections; All while celebrating the history and holiday that laid the foundation of those rights.
Things To Enjoy:
Key note speakers, and performances while getting to know new faces.
Beat the obstacles of freedom by participating in the Freedom Walk, exciting dance breaks, and the largest water fight in the city at Jordan Valley water park. Juneteenth Celebration with various, games, swag, water fountain and bounce house fun. ( Bring wet clothes or swim wear) Interact and network with local leadership. Learn who represents you and how the community has evolved and/or what to expect going forward. Visit with prominent corporate leaders and sponsors for job opportunities and programs. Engage with non profit organizations working to change the world by helping you register to vote to maintain the freedoms you hold close.
Juneteenth Celebration Schedule – JVP To Down Town Square (Springfield Mo)
11:00 AM— Introductions & Ceremony Begins
11:15 AM— History Reflections
11:30 AM – Speaker
11:45 AM— Key Note Speaker
12:00 PM— Performance
12:15 PM— A Moment For Voter Registration Sign Ups
12:30 PM— DEI LIT Award Presentations & Announcements
12:45 PM— Key Note Speaker
01:00 PM— Freedom Walk Celebration March to Silver Springs Park – In collaboration with NAACP, The Springfield Greene County Park Board and Timmons Hall with Ms. Christine Peoples.
01:30 PM— Arrival At Silver Springs Park – Dance Breaks and Introductions and Announcements
02:00 PM— Key Note Speakers , NAACP Announcements and other Surprises
02:15 PM— A moment to mingle and engage
02:30 PM— Closing remarks and Freedom Walk Participants Back to Jordan Valley Park To enjoy other Fun Park Events Job Fair and Water Fight
3PM – 5PM Park Celebrations , Bounce Houses, Job Opportunities, Family Fun
Park Events Job Fair & Water Fight Schedule – Jordan Valley Park
11:00 AM—Water Fight Packet Pickup and Walk Up Registration opens
11:00 PM—Bounce Houses , Cotton Candy , Snow Cones Open To Guests with Registration Bracelet
12:00 PM—Music for park guests
3:00 PM—Freedom March Arrives back to park for more fun
03:30 PM—BIGGEST WATER FIGHT EVER BEGINS
04:00 PM—Water fight awards
4:30 PM— Begin Clean Up
05:00 PM— End of Event prepare for Downtown Music Festival