Fairfax County will announce the winners of the inaugural Juneteenth Resiliency Award in a ceremony airing on Channel 16 on Juneteenth (Saturday, June 19) at 7 p.m. In recognition of Juneteenth, this award recognizes and celebrates Black resiliency in youth and young adults ages 13-21 who have exhibited true perseverance to strive towards meaningful contributions and outcomes in their lives and/or the lives of others in the Black community.
Ten award recipients will be recognized during the ceremony, which also includes remarks by Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Jeff McKay, and Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk.
Watch the Juneteenth Resiliency Award Ceremony live on Channel 16 on Saturday, June 19 at 7 p.m. or via live stream at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cableconsumer/channel-16/live-video-stream. After June 19, the event can be viewed on demand. Learn more about Juneteenth and related county events at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/topics/Juneteenth.