Community Organizations

The Juneteenth celebration at Montpellier in Orange, VA.Photo/Andrew Shurtleff Photography, LLC
The Juneteenth celebration at Montpellier in Orange, Va.Photo/Andrew Shurtleff Photography, LLC
The Juneteenth celebration at Montpellier in Orange, Va.Photo/Andrew Shurtleff Photography, LLC
The Juneteenth celebration at Montpellier in Orange, Va.Photo/Andrew Shurtleff Photography, LLC

Every year OCAAHS invites local community organizations to participate in the celebration.

Orange County NAACP

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.

Piedmont Race Amity Project

Purpose of the Piedmont Race Amity Project is to recognize and understand racism in our communities and foster dialogue to eliminate racism in our lives.

Moms Demand Action

Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that protect people from gun violence.

Orange County Free Clinic

OCFC provides primary medical care and prescription assistance to low income, uninsured and under-insured residents of Orange County who do not have the resources to access basic health care needs.

George Washington Carver Regional High School Alumni Association

The mission of George Washington Carver Alumni Association (GWCAA) is to foster fraternal and mutual association in order to promote African American history and achievements; maintain and preserve African American historical landmarks; and promote the advancements of African American studies and education.

George James Community Center, Inc.

The purpose of the GJCC is to promote and provide activities that enhance the development of a community of responsible citizens; to help the youth of the community develop skills that increase their ability to become productive citizens by exposing them to activities that provide academic enrichment, social, and culture development; and to apprise the community of the purpose of GJCC and enlist its support to sustain it.

      

Orange Club: Chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia

The Orange Club currently serves 200 children and teens, ages 6-18, with an average daily attendance of 75 members, ages. During the school year, a major focus is Power Hour and tutoring. . Each Juneteenth, members of the Orange Club perform a unique routine celebrating African and African music and culture.

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