Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth, which is also goes by Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Liberation Day, or Jubilee Day, is an annual American holiday on June 19th. The holiday commemorates the official end of slavery in the state of Texas in 1865, over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. While it originated in Texas, Juneteenth is now nationally recognized for its significance and celebrated across the country.

Take these classes to learn about the important history around Juneteenth, discuss and reflect about its impact, and hear from a Guest Speaker who walked Harriet Tubman's path along the Underground Railroad.