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Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Saturday, June 19, 4:30pm
Millennium Plaza Park

Commemorate the end of slavery with a community celebration honoring the historic day on Saturday, June 19 at 4:30pm at Millennium Plaza Park. 

The event is co-presented by the City of Lake Oswego and Respond to Racism.  Event program includes remarks from Respond to Racism cofounder, Willie Poinsette, and a keynote from at-risk youth advocate and former director of Portland’s Office of Youth Violence Prevention, Antoinette Edwards.  Festivities led by Emcee/DJ Avelanche and include performances from Conscious Ave, Randal Wyatt, Alex Addy and Julianne Johnson.  Poetry will also be read by Lake Oswego School District Students. 

The event will follow Oregon Health Authority COVID guidance.  For additional information, visit

Millennium Plaza Park
200 First Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034