Juneteenth Community Celebration
There will be a FREE Record Expungement Clinic, FREE Job Placement Trainings and Workforce Development, LIVE Music, FREE Food, Youth Activities, Information about our Summer Health & Humanities: Math, Arts, Literacy, Tech & Science (MALTS) Program and more!
Juneteenth, officially Juneteenth National Independence Day, and also known as, Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, and Black Independence Day is a FEDERAL holiday in the United States commemorating emancipation of enslaved Black Americans.
It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture. Originating in Galveston, Texas, it has been celebrated annually on June 19th in various parts of the United States since 1865.
The day was recognized as a federal holiday last year on June 17, 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law.
Allen Metropolitan CME Church
10946 South Lowe Ave • Chicago, IL 60628
Date: Friday, June 17th, 2022