Juliette Holmes

Juliette Holmes is a grandmother who grew up in the Gullah culture of the low country in Savannah, Georgia and now resides in Queens. She spent her decades-long career as an early childhood educator communicating the importance of African-American studies to her students and, in 1985, was awarded the title of New York City Board of Education Teacher of the Year. Juliette was a Cary Fellow at the Bank Street College of Education, where she earned her Master’s in Administration and Supervision. Now retired, Juliette loves spending time with her friends and family and is active in her church community. Her passion is passing on stories, and she frequently performs with the Pearls of Wisdom, an elder storytelling group associated with Elders Share the Arts.

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Juliette Holmes

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Voting Day

by Juliette Holmes

A woman learns the value of voting after a conversation she has with her mother. 

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