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Observing Juneteenth 2021

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In acknowledgment of Juneteenth, a celebration of emancipation in the United States, Equal Justice Works is closed early, giving staff the opportunity to reflect, take action, and care for themselves. The following is a list of resources and events shared with our staff ahead of Juneteenth 2021. Equal Justice Works is not a direct affiliate of any of these events or resources, unless otherwise noted.

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Juneteenth Resources

Learn more about the history of Juneteenth.

DC-Area Events

Though we are a national organization, Equal Justice Works is based in Washington, D.C.

  • Juneteenth in DC, hosted by ONE DC: celebrating the grand reopening of the Black Workers & Wellness Center in Anacostia, and commemorating the continued struggle for Black liberation and justice with live go-go music, food, mutual aid, and more.
  • Juneteenth in the Capitol, hosted by The Palm Collective: a “multi-day event highlighting various grassroots organizations and their events that uplift, educate, and celebrate Black people across the DMV area.”
Online Events
Racial Justice Resources & Organizations
Equal Justice Works Community

Hear from Equal Justice Works Fellows, our Board, and other community members.

Juneteenth & Pride

Juneteenth takes place during Pride Month, the annual celebration commemorating the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a tipping point in the Gay Liberation Movement with deep ties to the fight for racial justice.

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