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Ways to Participate in Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The renewed fight against racial injustice in America has brought new meaning and importance to this day. Our observance represents a commitment to reflect on what we can do individually and collectively to remove systemic barriers to equality. The following website provides a list of books about the cultural and historical significance of this day, as well as meaningful ways to participate with your family: https://indyschild.com/celebrate-juneteenth-with-your-kids/.  This website provides a list of virtual Juneteenth events for families in the Chicago area: https://www.chicagoparent.com/learn/juneteenth-events-for-families/.