National Juneteenth Observance Foundation

Mission Statement

“To bring all Americans together to celebrate our common bond of freedom through the recognition, observance, education and historic preservation of Juneteenth in America.”

About the NJOF

NJOF is a national foundation, including hundreds of local organizations, that have been instrumental in the passage of Juneteenth Independence Day legislation.   The NJOF advances the right of Freedom through its initiatives including education, health, music, art, and technology, creating opportunities for a better life for all.  By focusing on these key building blocks the NJOF movement creates long-lasting community change. The NJOF is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change.

National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF) has been promoting the national recognition of Juneteenth Independence Day for nearly 25 years. NJOF has been instrumental in the passage of bills in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia.

NJOF Board Directors

NJOF Record of Legislation

U.S. State Juneteenth Records of Legislation

NJOF National Agenda

Mission: Educate and Celebrate Freedom

Objective: Acknowledgment as the Subject Matter Experts on Juneteenth

Goal: Legislative Recognition of Juneteenth as a National Day of Observance

Community Advocacy: Bridging the Digital Divide

Community Service: Inter-County Exchanges

Get Involved

You can participate in NJOF in many ways:

Become a member

Volunteer for one of the Commissions

Have and promote a Juneteenth Celebration in your community

Purchase items that you would normally purchase through the Juneteenth Shopping Mall.

Whatever you choose, you will help build a stronger family and community

Show our public support for the National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign and place the Juneteenth Flag Banner on your web site!





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