2017 GEAYA Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant
Sat June 10 @ 4:00 pm | 9:00 pm
Greater East Austin Youth Association Presents The 2017 Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant Empowered By Huston – Tillotson University!
Attendees will revisit the regal past of East Austin as we encourage young girls to hone inner strength, embrace the power of Pan-African unity and celebrate their true born royalty!
Goals of the 2017 Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant:
- Create Educational Opportunities For Black Girls
- Educate The Community About Juneteenth
- Highlight Sacred Spaces Of East Austin
- Educate Contestants and Attendees about African History
- Fund-raise For One of The First Black Owned Non-Profits in Austin, The Greater East Austin Youth Association
The Greater East Austin Youth Association, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit, volunteer organization,provides organized and structured sports activities for the economically disadvantaged youth year-round.Through their involvement, these children gain a strong sense of values and teamwork G.E.A.Y.A. provides a safe and fun environment, while allowing participation in a competitive space.