Sign the Petition to Recognize Juneteenth

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    

Opal Lee Walks to DC

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. […]

Using the NJOF CRM and other Resources

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

History of Juneteenth

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

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. […]

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 […]