6.12 – 6.20.21 | Virtual & In-Person

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in America.

After the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, owners in many isolated areas kept word from the people they had enslaved so that they would not flee. On June 19, 1865, some of the last enslaved people in America were freed when the news, at last, reached Confederate Galveston, Texas. Since that day, Juneteenth has been celebrated to honor the African Americans who built this nation.

We look forward to seeing you online and in-person for our 2021 Juneteenth celebration. Please scroll down to view last year’s event supporters and find a link to access the 2020 virtual celebration