Juneteenth 2020

On Friday, June 19, Marymount University will celebrate Juneteenth, a special day in American history which marks the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African-Americans in the U.S. We are offering our employees an opportunity to celebrate Juneteenth by taking part in civic and/or community service activities. Details on how you can support Juneteenth activities with other members of the Marymount community are below.

Friday, June 19 – The Palm Collective (follow on Instagram), a grassroots advocacy support organization co-founded by Marymount University alumnus Kevin Cramer ’18, will host the Freedom Day March.
  • Participate in the Freedom Day March: Meet at the steps of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560) at 2 pm to march to the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Sign up to volunteer at the March: Marymount community members who are interested in volunteering to support the Freedom Day March can click here.
  • Donate items and/or money to the protest: All donations, monetary and in-kind contributions, are most welcomed – click here.

Additional and ongoing opportunities for engagement