Virtual Schedule Pacific Daylight Time

Jun 19 11:00AM–11:15AM · Stage

Main Stage: Opening of Festival

Welcome! The 12th Annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival will kick off virtually as we welcome you to an exciting and thoughtful online festival experience.

Jun 19 11:00AM–11:05AM · Stage

Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

Grammy Nominated gospel sensation Brent Jones offers an incredible rendition of the Black National Anthem.

Jun 19 11:00AM–11:05AM · Stage

Invocation

Pastor Kelvin Sauls, Blessing of the event and community

Jun 19 11:00AM–11:05AM · Stage

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jun 19 11:00AM–11:10AM · Stage

Song of Greetings

The Oracle comes through in her traditional role of opening the festival with a sincere blessing and libation of the event

Jun 19 11:00AM–5:00PM · Sessions

Virtual Art Gallery

Conscious Art from some of the greatest artists in the community

Jun 19 11:15AM–12:30PM · Stage

Financial Freedom: The pillar of independence

Moderated by Karen A. Clark, City National Bank: Learn strategies to build and create wealth, the power of real estate

Jun 19 12:30PM–1:00PM · Stage

LA Big Daddys

The Blues are an essential part of the Black Experience in America. This music performance exemplifies freedom, power and liberation. There will be a Juneteenth message that you don't want to miss.

Jun 19 1:00PM–2:15PM · Stage

Social Justice: Where do we go from here? Freedom, Equity and Inclusion

Moderated by Pastor Kelvin Sauls: Community Advocate,

Clergy for Black Lives

Jun 19 2:00PM–3:30PM · Sessions

Flavors of Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate with food. BBQ, Soul Food are all deep traditions when celebrating the essence of Freedom. So we are very proud to have renowned food scholar Adrian Miller along with a panel of distinguished chefs and restauranteurs who focus on African American Cuisine Traditions. Our panelists include: Gail Jennings - King's Pepper,  Brad Johnson - Post & Beam, Greg Dulan - Dulan's Soul Food, Kim Prince - Hotville Chicken, Kevin Bludso - Bludso's BBQ, Desiree Edwards - Watts Coffee House

Jun 19 2:15PM–2:40PM · Stage

Karen A. Clark Project

A jazzy performance by executive turned awesome singer as she gives us life with a resounding musical performance.

Jun 19 2:45PM–4:00PM · Stage

Academic Freedom:

Moderated by Dr. Theresa Price

Jun 19 3:00PM–3:45PM · Stage

Artist Performance

Speakers

Adrian Miller

Food Scholar, Author Black Smoke

 

Gail Jennings

King's Pepper

 

Greg Dulan,

Dulan's Soul Food

Brad Johnson

Post and Beam

Kim Prince

Hotville Chicken

Kevin Bludso

Bludso's BBQ

Norwood Clark

Uncle Darrow's Cajun Grille

Desiree Edwards

Watts Coffee House

Pastor Kelvin Sauls

Clergy for Black Lives

 

Mark Morales

Vice President, SBA Lending-​City National Bank

 

Toni Jackson

Vice President Senior Client Manager at City National Bank

 

Collette Moore

Vice President/Program Manager & Director, Pacific Resource Center

 

Moza Mjasiri Cooper

Founder, Black Arts Los Angeles

 

Karen A. Clark

Moderator, Senior Vice President, MultiCultural Strategies, City National BAnk Financial Freedom

 

Erica Phillips

Board Chair, Black Arts Los Angeles

 

Billy J

Expert