Community Health Partnership of Illinois

On Sunday, the country commemorates the end of slavery.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day, is an American holiday celebrated annually on June 19 commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

In celebrating Juneteenth, we reflect on the country’s accomplishments, but more importantly, the challenges that we still are facing.

If you want to learn more about this date, you can find some helpful resources in this link: