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Creating Space for Juneteenth and Beyond

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of African American freedom from slavery in the United States and emphasizes the education and achievements of African Americans.

Recognition of Juneteenth in 2020 was a new concept for many companies and a first for some of its humans. It brought attention to a date that is often unremarked and highlighted how much work still needs to be done.

Join ThinkHuman, Flockjay, and 15Five for a conversation that centers on the black experience and establishes a dialogue between different levels of tenure to unpack how we can hold each other accountable and show up for black employees in June and beyond. Set aside time to learn how you can create space at your organization for Juneteenth and how to create a DEI roadmap for all cultural observances throughout the year.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding the rich history related to why Juneteenth is celebrated.
  • Best practices to support humans celebrating Juneteenth and creating space for conversations around the holiday.
  • How to open dialogue to support cultural observances and create DEI programming for the entire year.

Aaron Crutison
Technical Recruiter at Loom
Francesca Walker

Assistant Director of First Year Experience at New York University

Hakemia Jackson
Executive Coach & Cultural Strategist, Divinely Powered, LLC
Robert Gordon IV
Business Development at Flockjay