Juneteenth Events and Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to join in on Juneteenth activities in North Carolina. Below, you will find ways to volunteer and events to attend as we celebrate this important holiday.

You can also visit the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources website to view more events and resources.

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Activate Good

Through its outreach efforts and online volunteer community, Activate Good helps recruit and connect individuals, groups, and companies to fulfill volunteer needs with Community Partners around the Triangle area.

Charity Navigator

Since 2001, Charity Navigator has been empowering millions of donors by providing them with free access to data, tools, and resources to guide philanthropic decision-making. Through Charity Navigator's ratings, nonprofits are equipped with the nonprofit sector's premier trust indicator and a powerful platform to raise awareness and funds.

North Carolina Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NCVOAD)

North Carolina Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster is an affiliate of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD). National VOAD, an association of organizations that mitigates and alleviates the impact of disasters, provides a forum promoting cooperation, communication, coordination and collaboration; and fosters more effective delivery of services to communities affected by disaster.


Created in 1994, the N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service promotes service and volunteering to improve lives, strengthen communities and foster civic engagement in North Carolina. The Commission oversees the state AmeriCorps programs, disaster volunteers and donations, the Governor's Page Program, the Governor's Volunteer Awards and promotes volunteer initiatives.

Volunteer Centers Across the State

A number of volunteer centers exist in counties across the state. Find your local volunteer center and see how you can make a difference in your own community, and help your neighbors.

NC Museum of History – Honoring Juneteenth

Friday, June 16, 2023

12-4 p.m.

5 East Edenton Street

Raleigh, NC  27601




Untangling Our Roots: Experiences with African American Genealogy

Thursday, June 15th

12-1:30 p.m.

State Library of North Carolina / NC Offices of Archives & History

109 East Jones Street, Room 208

Raleigh, NC  27601

919- 814-7000



Juneteenth Joy 2023: A Celebration of Freedon and Gospel Music

Friday, June 16, 2023

7 p.m.

NC Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, NC 27607

919-839-6262 or

919-715-5923 or 919-839-6262



Annual NC Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 17, 2023 – 1-10 p.m.

Sunday, June 18, 2023  – 12-6 p.m.

Golden Belt Campus

800 Taylor Street

Durham, NC  27701