National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
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Juneteenth Celebration Registration

Why Celebrate Juneteenth:

Preserving our history is the best way to make sure it does not get repeated. Through celebrations of Juneteenth our children and children's children will remember the past and apply it to the future.

How to Celebrate Juneteenth:                                                                                                                                                    We celebrate Juneteenth in many ways: with our family, friends, neighbors and in our workplace. Some examples of celebration ideas are below. To register your celebration, fill our the form below, register your celebration and tell us how you are celebrating Juneteenth.

Celebrating with your family:

Celebrating with your family promotes family good values:

  • Decorate your house and yard in the Juneteenth Theme. Make Juneteenth decorations with the children or go to the Juneteenth Mall to find many items to help you decorate in the Juneteenth Theme. 
  • Plan a special meal with the family.  Leave time to discuss the importance of Juneteenth and how it affects our lives today.
  • Discuss the history of Juneteenth and the people involved in making theis important day possible.
  • Discuss how Juneteenth is just not for one day but it is a movement that evolves though out our life every day. Remembering Juneteenth will help you accomplish your goals.

Celebrating with your Community:

Celebrating with your community promotes community friendships that last a lifetime.

  • Form a Juneteenth Celebration committee and include local business members and community leaders.
  • Introduce your Chamber of Commerce  and Civic Associations to Juneteenth to get the support of the business leaders. 
  • Make Juneteenth decorations with the children or go to the Juneteenth Mall to find many items to help you decorate in the Juneteenth Theme. 
  • Involve the schools and your church.  Bring Juneteenth flags and literature to distribute to the groups.
  • Host Invite your elected and civic officials to speak and the school bands to perform at your clelbration.
  • Host a community Juneteenth Flag Raising. Invite school bands, elected officials, business and civic leaders to participate.
  • Plan a pot luck barb-a-que in the local park in a Juneteenth decorate area.
  • have neighborhood block parties and give awards for excellency in community efforts.

Celebrating with your Workplace

Celebrating in the workplace promotes understanding of multi-cultural values.
  • Decorate the office lunchroom or confernece area and have a pot luck lunch or refreshments and an explanation of Juneteenth.
  • Provide literature and have discussions regarding the history of Juneteenth.
  • Make Juneteenth decorations with the children or go to the Juneteenth Mall to find many items to help you decorate in the Juneteenth Theme.
  • Create talking points and mention the hard sterio types. Talking bout them is the only way to change them.
  • Discuss the challenges of race in marriage and in the workplace.
  • Bring in a Juneteenth speaker and put on a program with discussion and songs
                              
Register your celebration and show your support for the National Juneteenth Holiday Campaign. Search the United States of America! Washington, DC - OR -Search the World for a celebration!