What is Diversity?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “diversity” is defined as “the practice or quality of including or involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual orientations, etc.”

Who are we? - We are Embracing Cultural Diversity at Babcock Ranch

We are creating a cultural diversity group to promote various events at Babcock Ranch to help everyone understand and embrace cultural diversity. If you are interested in getting involved and helping out at events, please email us at info@edabr.com  We're always looking for people who can volunteer with our group - interested? Send us a message here. Volunteer Signup Form

The Juneteenth Celebration is on Friday 21st June, 2024 at Founders Square, Babcock Ranch

Join us for a vibrant Juneteenth celebration!  Friday, June 21, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Founder's Square with music by Collaboration Band

Enjoy an evening filled with live music from talented musicians, unique vendors offering a variety of goods, and live artists showcasing their creativity.

Get hands-on with engaging crafts and savor delicious offerings from diverse food trucks. This event promises fun, culture, and community for all ages.

Don't miss out on the festivities and the chance to honor this important day in history.

Location: Babcock Ranch Founder's Square, 42850 Crescent Loop, Punta Gorda, FL. 33982

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juneteenth at babcock ranchFeaturing music by Collaboration Band

Embracing Cultural Diversity at Babcock Ranch

juneteenth at babcock ranchThe Historical Legacy of Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas with the news that the more than 250,000 enslaved Black people in the state were free.

This day came to be known as Juneteenth, now officially a federal holiday. Juneteenth is a time to celebrate, gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future.