Juneteenth – Freedom Day
Jun 19, 2021

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. For many years, communities across the nation have been celebrating the day with educational events, festivals, and unity. This day is a time for reflection and conversation. You can celebrate this day by supporting black-owned businesses or donating to organizations.

Check out the articles below for events you can attend to celebrate and commemorate this historic day.

Congress passes bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/16/politics/house-vote-juneteenth-federal-holiday-senate-passed-june-19/index.html

Black-owned businesses and causes to donate to

https://www.businessinsider.com/support-black-owned-businesses

Honoring Black History on Juneteenth – Events to attend

https://www.juneteenthny.com/

https://www.timeout.com/newyork/things-to-do/a-guide-to-this-years-best-juneteenth-events-in-nyc

Companies are celebrating Juneteenth in unique ways this week

https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/17/business/juneteenth-2021-company-celebrations/index.html