Celebrate Juneteenth 2021!

Join the TU community for a variety of educational and celebratory events commemorating Juneteenth!

Towson University campus offices, including the Office of Inclusion & Institutional Equity (OIIE), the Towson University Black Faculty and Staff Affinity Groupthe Career Center, the TU Writing Center and the TU Dance Company, have collaborated on a series of events, which are open to the whole TU community.

Some of the events that will take place during TU’s Juneteenth celebration include:

Maintaining Wealth: Financial Planning

Monday, June 14 | Noon to 1 p.m. | Zoom Event
Hosted by the Black Faculty and Staff Affinity Group

Raquel Tennanct, CFP and TU alum, discusses how the Black community can build wealth by leveraging a Certified Financial Advisor.

Bounded Freedom — The Nebulous Concept of Freedom

Tuesday, June 15 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. | Zoom Event
Hosted by Donn Worgs, professor, TU political science

This session explores the nebulous idea of “freedom” from the 19th century to now and how laws constrain and confine liberty.


Redlining: Baltimore’s History in Comparison with American History

Wednesday, June 16 | Noon to 1 p.m. | Zoom Event
Hosted by Tia Howard, TU Career Center

Redlining in Baltimore has had numerous effects on housing ownership in the Black communities. However, redlining was and is a national concern. This session will compare Baltimore’s and national redlining history and the challenging that are still prevalent today.


For a complete list Towson University’s Juneteenth events, as well as a list of resources, visit the Towson University Juneteenth page.

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