THE EDUCATION PROGRAM IS OPEN TO YOUNG WOMEN AGED 6 – 19 YEARS OLD. THE YOUNG WOMEN ARE SPLIT INTO FOUR AGE CATEGORIES:
Mini Miss Juneteenth Oregon – Ages 6 to 8
The “mini” ambassadors program provides an opportunity for girls to develop knowledge and skills in a fun and memorable manner that helps to build character and develop leadership abilities.
Little Miss Juneteenth Oregon – Ages 9 to 12
Teen Miss Juneteenth Oregon – Ages 13-15
Miss Juneteenth Oregon – Ages 16-19
Upon completion of the Miss Juneteenth Oregon Program, youth should possess the following competencies:
We aim to empower African American youth in Oregon and SW Washington and foster a sense of self through mentorship, workshops, social and emotional learning programs, volunteering and field-trips.
- Interested individuals can participate in the education program without having to compete in the pageant.
- There is an entry fee of $25 and we will also do several fundraisers throughout the year.
- All education program participants are required to participate in the bi-monthly workshop series. Sessions are facilitated by pageant leadership and outside speakers. Sessions are focused on building resilience, boosting self-confidence, community building and service, and financial literacy.