Sat, Aug 06|
25th Annual Unity Walk & Community Festival
Let Your Voice Be Heard! Come walk with us to help reduce violence and build positive relationships between the NYPD and your community.
Time & Location
Aug 06, 2022, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT
Brooklyn, Empire Blvd & Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
About the event
Build Unity. Reduce Violence.
Celebrating 25 years of building positive relationships between the NYPD and Our Communties.
Inspiration. Music. Prizes. Fun for the whole family.
Come celebrate with us!!
Event is free to attend.
The Unity Walk begins at the corner of Empire Boulevard and Flatbush Avenue at 11:00 a.m., continues down Flatbush Avenue to Church Avenue and ends at Church Avenue and Utica Avenue where participants are free to enjoy inspirational entertainment, games, and other activities at the Community Fair until 6:00pm.
25 Sections Representing 100s of groups walking in unity:
- Marching Bands • Families Affected By Violence • Public Officials • Community Leaders • Consulates • Federal Agencies • All faith-based groups (foot only) • Youth Groups and Associations • Motorcycle Associations • Healthcare Workers / Agencies • Athletes / Athletic / Organizations / Police Athletic Leagues • Police organizations and associations / Ex-police members • Anti-violence organizations, associations, groups, and services • Represent your country - Caribbean / Europe / America / Asia / Africa / more • Celebrating Jamaican Independence participants need not be Jamaican (flags encouraged) • Celebrating Trinidad independence participants need not be Trinidadian (flags encouraged) • Musicians (individuals and groups / secular and non-secular, all encouraged) • Government agencies / non-profits / community services • Block associations / homeowners • Retailers / salons / music stores / other businesses • Neighborhood delis / food stores / restaurants • Daycares / Parents and Children • Marine Corps / Navy / Army / Air Force / Coast Guard • Entertainers / impersonators / comedians / actors / bartenders / mimes • Fashion designers / painters /artists / poets / writers • Education providers / colleges / high schools / junior high schools / trade schools / Libraries • Miscellaneous
Community Festival & Activities
The Community Festival is just right for children of all ages. Join us for storytelling adventures, puppet shows, exciting sports and biking demonstration, healing / meditative sessions to help release your pent-up energies and stress, food, beverages, giveaways and more. Adults can also pick up essential information and participate in a myriad of events.
- Get to know YOUR NYPD • Housing • Insurance (life, rental, etc) • Citizenship and immigration • Food stability • Companies Seeking Employees • Health Screenings • Health Coverage Enrollment • Job Search Assistance • Covid 19 Vaccination and Testing • Fire Safety • First Aid • Shop for Jewelry • Food • Clothing • Crafts • Entertainment/Activities • Choirs • Singers • Praise Dancers • Children’s Storytellers • Carnival Games
Unity Walk & Community Festival is sponsored in part by:
Healthfirst • Humana • NYC Police Foundation • NY Immigration Coalition
Unity Walk offers an opportunity to directly interact with a hard-to-reach demographic that includes over 1,000 East Flatbush clergy, residents, businesses, students and more. To sponsor the event, reserve a vendor table or walk in the parade, please complete our Registration Form.
Opening Ceremony - ParadeEmpire Blvd / Flatbush Ave
3 hours 30 minutes
ParadeEmpire Blvd / Flatbush Ave