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UCC Juneteenth Freedom Walk Celebration

June 18, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm



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


04:00 PM—Water fight awards

4:30 PM— Begin Clean Up

05:00 PM— End of Event prepare for Downtown Music Festival


June 18, 2022
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Jordan Valley Ice Park
635 East Trafficway St.
Springfield, MO 65806 United States
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