Resolution 210562
Controlled by CITY COUNCIL


Recognizing Saturday, June 19, 2021, as Juneteenth Independence Day in the City of Philadelphia, in honor of June 19, 1865, the day when enslaved Black people were finally freed in the United States of America, declaring the annual Juneteenth Philly Festival and Johnson House Historic Site Festival as Philadelphia’s official Juneteenth celebrations, and advocating for the City of Philadelphia to become the official home of the National Juneteenth Independence Day Celebration.

Read the full Resolution: Resolution No. 21056200


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