Sign the Petition to Recognize Juneteenth at the link below In support of Juneteenth being a National Day of Observance, Opal Lee is walking across America to Washington D.C. Sign the petition t the link below to let your support be known! http://chng.it/ZpjddhWHrN
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Opal Lee may be 92 years old, but she’s got plenty of energy to travel across the nation. She is on a mission: Make Juneteenth a national holiday. “Ever since I can remember, working with Juneteenth is about unifying people,” Lee said Monday as she stopped in Williamsburg to promote her efforts. […]
“Together we will see Juneteenth become a national day of observance in America!” Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D.
www.opalswalk2dc.com Rep. Marc Veasey at press conference for Opal Lee Home from ‘walk to D.C.,’ Opal Lee, 90, sets sights on Trump Fort Worth Star Telegram By Bud Kennedy email@example.com January 14, 2017 Opal Lee plans to walk to Washington, D.C., in an effort to gather enough signatures to convince Congress to make […]
We Are The Juneteenth World Flag Raising, June 3, 2019, 12:00 CDT As we raise the Juneteenth flag around the nation, be sure to take a picture and post on the Juneteenth Directors and Planners page! Below is information that is printable for the flag raising Monday, the name right after the number is the […]
These are links to videos showing how to use the NJOF CRM and Committee Resources. We will add more detail over the next few days. Welcome to OPS Determine Your Region Adding your contact information Submit request for event support Add Your Event to the Calendar
Schedule Your Flag Raising with the National Buffalo Soldiers 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association
Below is a link to the Buffalo Soldiers locations throughout the United States. Find the chapter close to you and let us know by email firstname.lastname@example.org So we can start scheduling our events with them. National Buffalo Soldiers 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association
History of Juneteenth Presented by Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott Wednesday, June 19, at the Allen Public Library. Her program traces the history of Juneteenth events from the late nineteenth-century freedmen colonies” and settlements’ celebrations to the present community events.
Juneteenth: Freedom At Last Slavery persisted in the South even after the Emancipation Proclamation and the passage of the 13th Amendment. In the most remote corners of the Confederacy, news of slavery’s end did not come until more than two months after Robert E. Lee’s surrender in April 1865. The day that General Order No. […]
What is Juneteenth? Opio Sokoni Published on Jun 22, 2010
NJOF urges President Trump to issue a Presidential Proclamation to establish Juneteenth as a National Day of Observance in America
NATIONAL JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE FOUNDATION (NJOF) NATIONAL JUNETEENTH CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (NJCLC) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS (NAJJP) NATIONAL JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN P.O. Box 269 Belzoni, Mississippi 39038 888-509-NJOF www.NationalJuneteenth.org www.Juneteenth.us Sponsors of the Annual WASHINGTON JUNETEENTH National Holiday Observance GALVESTON JUNETEENTH National Holiday Observance Founder and Host National Day of […]