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The Square and Rohi's Readery invite West Palm community to Celebration for All

On Juneteenth and Fathers' Day weekend, The Square and social justice-driven children's bookstore Rohi's Readery coordinated two days of inclusive fun at Celebration for All. The weekend-long event coincided with the one-year anniversary of Rohi's Readery, where founder Pranati "Pranoo" Kumar has worked to create a special safe place for learning and exploration open to children of all ages, regularly hosting diverse events and workshops geared towards critical literacy. At Celebration for All, over 400 visitors participated in events and workshops, such as "Juneteenth Food Stories" and "Collective Power Through Yoga," and hundreds more stopped by to check out the festivities. Local performers filled the air with live music, educators taught young people about science and culture and Brian Knowles, PBCSD manager of The Office of African, African American, LatinX Holocaust and Gender Studies, led the educational discussion "The Importance of Juneteenth." The weekend's vendors also reflected inclusiveness and the West Palm community, featuring a market where local Black authors sold books with themes dedicated to Diversion, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) and local Black-owned businesses offered sweet artisanal treats.