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Memories of Juneteenth 2024 
SWLA Celebrations

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In appreciation of all who contributed their treasures, time and talent to the 2024 SWLA Juneteenth Celebration we share memories of the events.

Leigha T. Porter, M.Ed is the founder & artistic director of F.I.R.E. Expressions Performing Arts Conservatory.

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Juneteenth Opening Ceremonies & Flag Raising
Lafayette Consolidated Government
 
Lafayette, LA
June 19, 2024

Speakers and Messages to come.

The Juneteenth Story
June 14 - 16, 2024

40 Acres & a Mule
June 18, 2024

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Move the Mindset
Juneteenth Commemoration
June 17, 2024

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Juneteenth Lyrical Expressions,
Spoken Word and Open Mic

June 19, 2024

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2024 SWLA Juneteenth Banquet
& SWLA National Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant
Friday, June 21, 2024
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Pageant Contestants

Zoey Francis, Alexandra Gramby, Miracle Omri Willis, Melodie Spencer,

Xyonna Briggs, Mala White, Zoe Briggs and Emery Reign Savoy

2024 Program Booklet
Click to Open the Book

Miss Juneteenth Queen, Alexandra Gramby 
Miss Teen Juneteenth, Melodie Spencer
Miss Pre-Teen Juneteenth, Mali White

Memories of our 21st Year Banquet and Pageant

Photos of Juneteenth Banquet & Pageant taken by: Gilbert Davis Anderson Sr., LongLife Image Photography

2024 SWLA Juneteenth Music Festival
& Stone Soul Picnic
Saturday, June 22, 2024

What a great celebration in the Historic Heymann Park.  To all who joined us and all who contributed to keep it free for all to participate:  You rock!!

 Gethsemane Juneteenth Parade
Thursday, June 20, 2024

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What a great celebration in the Historic Heymann Park.  To all who joined us and all who contributed to keep it free for all to participate:  You rock!!

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Contact

I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities and suggestions for the next one. Let's connect.

337-706-2165

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