Sunday, June 2, 2024
10am - 5pm
UC DAVIS ARC
(Activities and Recreation Ctr)
760 Orchard Rd, Davis, CA 95616
In 2021, after 155 years of many celebrations, President Biden announces that Juneteenth (June 19) is officially a federal holiday.
Yolo Juneteenth is proud to have been a faithful celebrant with our community for the past eight years.
This year we invite you to celebrate with us at the
UC Davis ARC
Sunday, June 2, 2024.
Yolo Juneteenth Festival is supported, in part, by the Yolo County Library, Friends of the Davis Public Library, the City of Davis Human Relations Commission and Arts & Cultural Affairs Program and with the support from the UC Davis Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Check our site regularly for more information on featured performers, vendors and sponsors.
Sunday, June 4, 2023
A LOOK BACK AT
Master of Ceremony
Kast Academy Dancers
Melanin Day School Academy
Grant Hight School Drumline
UC Davis Aggie Black Excellence
Tuskegee Airmen Heritage Chapter
UC DAVIS AGGIE BLACK EXCELLENCE
Aggie Black Excellence Segment: "Together We Heal"
Healing through Music - Dr. Ebony Lewis
Healing through Scholarship & Awareness - Dr. Faheemah N. Mustafaa
The importance of research as a way to make the community aware of key needs, opportunities, challenges and work together to address them.
Healing through Community - Kimberly Evans and James Aboagye
How employee resource groups support community healing.
Healing through Poetry & Spoken Word - Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS) How SAYS facilitates healing through poetry, spoken word. Includes highlights from COVID Diaries.
Healing through Dance & Movement - Kast Academy Dancers
Black Lives Matter Tribute.
Aggie Black Excellence Closing Remarks - Dr. Ebony Lewis
Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS)
UC Davis African American Faculty & Staff Association (AAFSA)
Dr. Ebony Lewis,
Chief Strategy Officer
African American Faculty & Staff Association (Health)
Dr. Faheemah N. Mustafaa
Dr. Faheemah N. Mustafaa joined the University of California, Davis’ School of Education as an assistant professor in 2019. She is also a member of the Human Development Graduate group.She is currently principal investigator (PI) of a project on Black girls’ well-being in California,and Co-PI on a $2.4M National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the experiences of
Black girls and college women participating in a culturally-relevant robotics and engineering leadership program.
Dr. Mustafaa is driven by a passion for teaching and supporting other people’s life journeys. Prior to joining the faculty at University of California, Davis, she was a postdoctoral researcher in Social-Personality Psychology at University of California, Berkeley, and in Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development.
Dr. Mustafaa earned a Ph.D. in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology, and M.A.in Higher Education, both from the University of Michigan. Earlier in her career, she was a middle school science teacher in Miami, Florida and still enjoys collaborating with early adolescents to support them with imagining and pursuing paths toward their highest potential. Beyond work, she enjoys traveling, nature, and spending quality time with loved ones.
MEET LOCAL AUTHORS
Nikki Shannon Smith
Famous Fatso's Nana Pudding
Contact us with any questions you might have, and thank you for joining us in celebrating Juneteenth and in sharing awareness about its importance.