WELCOME TO THE CALIFORNIA NATIONAL JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY HOMEPAGE 
A CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM, JUSTICE, AND EQUALITY
   

                                                  
            







JUNE 2002 - 2016 

C E L E B R A T I N G   14 YR .    A N N I V E R S A R Y 

“CALIFORNIA NATIONAL JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY" -   


A      H O L I D A Y      O B S E R V A N C E     B I L L






The


16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast and Tribute


Monday, January 16, 2017





FOR SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES CLICK ON MLK BUTTON ABOVE



SAVE       THE      DATE!


Sat., June 17, 2017


The 

27TH Annual Pomona Valley Juneteenth Family jazz & arts Festival

Theme: "From Whence We've Come"

(Flyer will be updated in 2017)


2017  Music Artist to be announced in 2017 - Great Entertainment Planned!

JAZZ, GOSPEL, OLD SCHOOL R & B, POETRY, SHOP WITH THE VENDORS, & FUN FOR THE KIDS

 Location:


GANESHA PARK

1575 N. White Ave., Pomona, CA

  (White & McKinley Ave.)
 
Schedule of Events

11:00am - 6:30pm

  CELEBRATE "JUNETEENTH INDEPENDANCE DAY"

There was a special ceremony for the installment of a new Enshrinement  placed in Ganesha Park
 to Commemorate
the California National Juneteenth Holiday Observance












SPECIAL THANK YOU FOR OUR SPONSORS!
  


 

               


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Thank you to all who came to the Birthday Celebration and

Friends Reunion! 





Sunday, May 29, 2016





Pass Events 2013 - 2016

Our 2015 Special Guest Artist - We had a great and fun time with our entertainers!

  * Jay Jackson - Lou Rawls Revue   -  Mel Cole of Las Vegas -  Al Green Impersonator 
 
 AMORE   -  Cuban JAZZ  -  JAZZ ZONE MIX
, and Mrs. Aimee Nolte, Jazz Pianist



I wish to thank everyone for your support of the 2015 MLK Breakfast.  We enjoyed every speaker, singer, and the fellowship with everyone.
Looking forward to see you next year.   Trudy Coleman, Coordinator


The 2014 MLK Breakfast Keynote Speaker was Dr. Kenneth Morris Jr. , great, great, great grandson of Frederick Douglass, presented the family history.

  In 2013, the Historic Tour of Miss Israel, in America, the first African American Descendant to win the title of Miss Israel, later ran for Miss Universe.

In 2013, a History Video Presentation was done by Trudy Coleman on the making of the California National Juneteenth Freedom Day Holiday Bill, originally signed by Governor Davis in 2002.

  In 2013, was the 1st Annual Emancipation Proclamation Dinner Fundraiser, Special guest was Calvin Newborn, Jazz Legend Guitarist & one of the Pioneers of Rock and Soul from Memphis, Tenn, and other guest artist.




  

Thank You to Past Event Participants


 Trudy Coleman and

Keynote Speaker Mr. Kenneth Morris  on  (June 15, 2011, Sacramento, CA), the

Great, Great, Great Grandson Frederick Douglas

and the Great, Great, Grandson of Booker T. Washington


THANK YOU FOR RECOGNIZING OUR BLACK MUSIC MONTH HONORED ARTIST AND ENTERTAINERS.

A LITTLE HISTORY  

 CALVIN NEWBORN, HIS FATHER, THE LATE PHINEAS NEWBORN SR, AND  HIS BROTHER THE LATE PHINEAS NEWBORN JR.

WERE KNOWN AS THE "NEWBORN JAZZ TRIO".  

  THEY WERE THE MENTORS FOR THE LATE ELVIS PRESLEY WHO CAME TO THEIR HOME WEEKLY TO LEARN MUSIC FROM THEM AS ELVIS PRESLEY MIMIC  FLYING CALVIN NEWBORN'S MOVES. (Smithsonian Institute Picture). WE ALSO RECOGNIZE THE CLEANEST COMEDIAN, IN THE USA, "SINBAD",  SECOND TO BILL COSBY, AND PURSUING HIS NEW MUSIC ENDEAVOR, PRESERVING THE OLD SCHOOL MUSIC KNOWN ALL OVER THE WORLD. A MENTOR FOR YOUTH TO FOLLOW, WHO WANT TO PURSUE COMIC AND THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

LINK TO PIONEER AWARDS BELOW:

http://www.unitedmusicheritageinc.com



 THE PHINEAS NEWBORN JR. LEGACY MUSIC

Tribute


Remembering those who paved the way.




Phineas Newborn Jr.                  Flying Calvin Newborn 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (Smithsonian Museum Picture)                                                                       

         

A FUNDRAISER PROJECT

  J.E.T.M.A.C., INC. – DEVELOPING A TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION MOBILE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

WHERE EDUCATION and TECHNOLOGY MEET

HELPING 
DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS, WITH SCHOLARSHIPS, AND ADDRESSING THE DIGITAL

DIVIDE.


“Teaching Today Tomorrow’s Leaders”

                             

 
2016 EVENT UPDATES, PLEASE CALL (909) 418-8530 or (909) 989-4844 FOR MORE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:


                          

Trudy Coleman/Founder/CEO/J.E.T.M.A.C., INC.

Juneteenth Education Technology Mobile Arts Center, Inc.

  “Teaching Today Tomorrow’s Leaders”

          Updated: March 30, 2016

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Advisory  Board  Members

Trudy Coleman, Founder/CEO/Program Director


Yvonne Hargrave, Vice President

Kathyrn Freeman, Public Relations & Sales

Dr. Curtis Dodson, Administrative Consultant/Director

Dr. Bettye Anderson, Senior Advisor

Ernest Newborn Sr., Senior Advisor

Dr. Ernest Newborn Jr., Atty. at Law, Advisor

Nancy Aldredge-Foster, Media/Marketing

Dr. Kathy Sanders, Media Marketing

Michael D. Thomas, Official Photographer

Linda Haynes, Community Radio

Kelton Alexander, Media Director

Alice Anderson, Vendor Coordinator

JUNETEENTH COMMITTEE OF SOUTHERN 
  CALIFORNIA

         LINKS:         

                          WWW.JETMACINC.ORG                     

WWW.JUNETEENTHAMERICA.US

 www.nationaljuneteenth.com/Links.html

www.nationaljuneteenth.com/Petition_Form.html



                                                      
Above: Rebecca Fountaine, Calif. State Library with Regina Wilson,
Representing Governor A. Schwarzenegger.
 (Rt.)  Trudy Coleman, CEO/Founder, Juneteenth Education Technology Mobile Arts Center, Inc. - Juneteenth Day Reception 2010

Mayor of Sacramento, Kevin Johnson, and Trudy Coleman, (Lt) at Juneteenth Day Reception 2009
(Rt) Gary Simon, Tresse Cannon, Gary Kurtuz, Trudy Coleman, Katheryn Freeman, Yvonne Hargrave, Curtis Dodson, and Henry FredericK, Juneteenth Day Reception 2008
                                                                                            
Late Mr. (Uncle) Clyde Smith, and my sis Ida J. Smith. Thank you for volunteering your home for 1o years for the Juneteenth Day Reception Committee Members.

July 11, 1938 to July 17, 2009
Sacramento, Mayor Kevin Johnson, Trudy Coleman, Kenneth Morris 2) Gary Simon, Dr. Bettye Anderson, Kenneth Morris, 3) Trudy Coleman, Channel 28 Rep., and Dr. Bettye   Anderson of Southern California, Trudy Coleman, and Dr. Curtis Dodson, at the Local Radio Studio, for the announcement of the Annual Juneteenth Day Reception 2011, Sacramento, CA.
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Juneteenth Day Reception 2010
Gary Simon and Parents



                     
PICTURED ABOVE, PARTICIPANTS AND SPONSORS  - WOODMEN OF THE WORLD OMAHA INSURANCE, HERMON BORDERS AND PARTNERs                                                  




 Sacramento Annual Juneteenth Family Festival  at William Land Park
Gary Simon, Sacramento Visitors Bureau and Cultural Affairs, with Aba Lincoln, Tuskegee Airman and others.


    
                                                                    

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