2023 Juneteenth Celebration
The MBL Diversity & Inclusion Committee invites you to join in the Celebration of Juneteenth 2023!
The MBL commemorates Juneteenth—the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States—with a series of activities and programming to celebrate this special day recognizing June 19, 1865, the day the Emancipation Proclamation was finally enforced in Texas, the last of the seceding states to be occupied by the federal army.
**ALL EVENTS ARE FREE**
Sponsored by the MBL Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Woods Hole Public Library
581 Woods Hole Road
“Changing the Complexion of the Life Sciences”
Kenneth Turner, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
8:00 - 9:00pm
7 MBL Street
A celebration lunch for all MBL & Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee Member Organizations employees & their families
11:30am - 1:30pm
Swope Dining Hall & Terraces overlooking Eel Pond
Lunch is free but registration is required for anyone not on an MBL Meal Plan.
11:00am - 2:00pm
56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth
Highfield Hall invites you to join them for a Juneteenth Celebration. Dance to the tunes of Crocodile River Music, enjoy refreshments and conversation, or take a reflective walk in Beebe Woods. There will be activities for all ages.
"Untangling the Role of Rare Genetic Variants in Protection against Alzheimer’s Disease: From Biomarkers to Novel Therapeutic Targets"
Yakeel Quiroz, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School; Director, Familial Dementia Neuroimaging Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital
4:00 - 6:00pm
Cornelia Clapp Auditorium
7 MBL Street