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Celebration of Black culture, business, advancement at Morgan Park’s Juneteenth Festival [Video]

CHICAGO (WLS) — The nonprofit Far South Community Development Corporation (Far South CDC) -an organization that provides strategic community-building services to residents and businesses across Chicago’s Far South Side neighborhoods and south suburban Cook County – is excited to announce its 2024 Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 15 from 12-5 p.m. on the northwest corner of Halsted Street and 115th Street in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood.

This free all-ages event celebrates the Juneteenth holiday by inviting Far South Side communities together for an afternoon of live music, food from local Black-owned restaurants, family activities, a resource vendor fair, housing workshops, and a small business marketplace featuring everything from beauty products to fashion. Visit farsouthcdc.org for more information and to register.

The morning of June 15, Far South CDC’s Juneteenth Housing Pavilion offers workshops for residents from 11 a.m.-Noon on the festival site. Attendees will discover how to make their current living circumstances more affordable and where to find resources (for …

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