Juneteenth Paddle at Gantry!

Save the Date for an open paddle to celebrate Juneteenth!

Sunday, June 19, 12PM-2PM.
Gantry Plaza State Park at 50th Avenue
FREE. No reservations. All are welcome.

VOLUNTEER AND STUDENT REGISTRATION: https://forms.gle/u2gaAcBvbNNidDRg9

Come enjoy an introductory paddle under the skyline! While you’re down at the waterfront, consider the legacy of African American leaders in the environmental movement and opportunities for future leaders to gain representation and sustainability skills and education. Get inspired to counter environmental racism!

Some great resources to learn more:
NY Department of Environmental Conservation Juneteenth Commemoration
https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/123216.html
WE ACT
https://www.weact.org/
NY Times History of Juneteenth
https://www.nytimes.com/article/juneteenth-day-celebration.html
NYC Board of Education Resources
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/subjects/social-studies/juneteenth
Black Environmentalists to Follow
https://www.greenmatters.com/p/black-environmental-activists