Juneteenth: The Freedom Symposium

Join us for a Juneteenth Celebration! Juneteenth is a 155-year-old holiday celebrating the emancipation of African-Americans from slavery in the U.S. It is celebrated on June 19 (the name is a combination of the words “June” and “nineteenth”) because on that date in 1865, Major General Gordon Granger of the Union Army landed in Galveston, […]

MCCJ’s Can We Talk?

Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. is right around the corner. Historically designated on June 19th, it’s a day for ALL of us to celebrate. For MCCJ, the non-profit organization that advocates for diversity and equality, it’s a day to reflect in dialogue and plan for a […]

Juneteenth for Joy

Juneteenth for Joy is a TODAY experience of the world that works for us. For just one day, immerse yourself in joyful freedom to remind yourself exactly what we’re working together for. Take a mental health DAY OFF on Saturday, June 19. Stay away from the things that destroy your joy. Turn off the news. Safely gather […]