Honoring Juneteenth

June 18, 20242 minute read

As Juneteenth approaches, we reflect on this significant day in American history, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Juneteenth, observed on June 19th, marks the day in 1865 when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This day symbolizes freedom, resilience, and the ongoing pursuit of equality and justice.

By celebrating Juneteenth and actively working to uplift Black voices, we can contribute to a more inclusive and equitable future for Black and Brown communities. To start, we’ve gathered some resources and ways to honor this important occasion:

Additionally, here are a few more ways to honor Juneteenth and make a meaningful impact:

As we honor this important day with the recognition it deserves, we commit to continuing the work toward true equality for all.