Press Release

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2016

Juneteenth celebration at the Elizabeth Pier

On Sunday, at the Juneteenth celebration at the Elizabeth Pier, we reflected and commemorated the ending of slavery in the United States. Music, food and dancing was all a part of this day. Elected officials and civic leaders came together in unity to celebrate this historical event.

The event was joined (left to right) by Assemblyman Jamel C. Holley, Gwen Carr (Eric Gardner mother), Assemblywoman Shelia Oliver, Congressman Donald Payne jr., Councilwoman Patricia Perkins-Auguste, Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, Vice Chairman Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski, Union County Freeholder Linda Carter, David Brown, Assemblyman Jerry Green, Mayor of Jersey City Steven Fulop and Freeholder Vernell Wright.

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