Iowa Juneteenth Observance

Join us on June 19th to hear from Dwana Bradley, Iowa Juneteenth Observance General Chairperson

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the June 19th, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the United States of America.

​The Iowa Juneteenth Observance has been in existence for 30 years, and was founded by Gary Lawson in 1990. On April 11, 2002 the Iowa Juneteenth holiday was made an official holiday.

Click HERE to see all of the events happening for 2021 Iowa Juneteenth!

Time: 9:00am – 9:45am