|Celebrating Juneteenth at the Y
Juneteenth, observed in New Jersey today, celebrates the emancipation of those who were enslaved—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. To celebrate, The Gateway Family YMCA is sharing some tips on how you can celebrate!
Shop Local Black-Owned Businesses
Shop at a local Black-owned business or dine at a local Black-owned restaurant.
Share Podcasts, Movies and Other Media
Check out a new Black-produced or directed podcast or movie. Visit your favorite streaming platform for suggestions, and share with your friends.
Encourage Books by Black Authors
Check out some of the fantastic Black authors at your local library, bookstore or online.