Juneteenth Celebration

Curated by Hanan Hameen & Official Juneteenth Coalition of Greater New Haven

Artsucation Network & Juneteenth Coalition 10 Year Anniversary/6th Annual Hip Hop Conference.

The Official Juneteenth Coalition has collaborated with Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities in conducting a parade from the old Stetson Library to the New Haven Green.

Juneteenth Market: Vendors, Non-Profit Organizations, Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African-American History Museum, and all organizations will have an interactive activity.
Performances: Legendary Cold Crush Brothers, The Mystery of 64 Squares, Patriot Cowboy, Keepers of the Culture Performing Arts Company, Brian Jarawa Gray, Drill Team, Hood Hula, Drum Circle, Atticus’ Bomba Group, Kids Cook, and Live DJ.

The Legendary COLD CRUSH Brothers will be appearing on the NEW HAVEN UPPER GREEN Saturday, June 17, 2023 at the Juneteenth Coalition of Greater New Haven Festival Celebration in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop. Starts 2PM SHARP! Be there! 

Hanan Hameen

Ms. Hanan Hameen, Doctoral Candidate, is the Founder of the Artsucation™ Academy Network, Ms. Hanan’s Dance and Beyond, New Haven Hip-Hop Conference, the Official Juneteenth Coalition of Greater New Haven, the New Haven African Arts Alliance, and Premiere Dance Company at Neighborhood Music School. Ms. Hameen is also Artistic Director of the BAM DanceAfrica Candle Bearers founded by Baba Dr. Chuck Davis, and an Adjunct Professor. Currently, Ms. Hameen is pursuing a Doctorate of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Administration, Master equivalent in Dance Education, Master of Science in Educational Leadership with an Advanced Certificate in School Building Leadership, Dance Education Laboratory Alumni, a Lupus support group facilitator, an author, dance mentor, and curriculum developer. Before Lupus diagnosis in 2010, Ms. Hameen performed with 13 dance companies, instructed at 8 colleges and universities, choreographed for major and independent artists, founded 6 dance companies, and owned/operated 4 dance schools during her dance career of over 30 years. Now being employed disabled, through Artsucational™ events she uplifts the community domestically and abroad. Ms. Hameen’s awards and recognitions include four honors societies and Arts Council of Greater New Haven 2018 Phenomenal Woman and Artist Commission Awardee. She is also a Mandela Washington Reciprocal Exchange Alumni from the 2018 cohort. Her doctoral research interests are on culturally relevant instruction, STEAM education, and the motivation of gifted and talented African-American youth.


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