Juneteenth is a celebration of Freedom. In West Oakland, a collaborative group of brilliant minds and community based organizations is lead by Ms. Barbara Howard. Historically, Juneteenth celebrates the delayed announcement of freedom to slaves in Texas. Every year this event combines health screenings with food, live music and more, to create an atmosphere of love and celebration of the Black community.
DASH organizes sports games for the kids and mini diabetes workshops for adults. The topics include the basics of carbs, bg checking and more for the adults, and the kids activities include dodgeball, basketball soccer, wiffle ball and more.