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To: Pennsylvania State Legislature

Make Juneteenth An Official Pennsylvania State Holiday

Make Juneteenth An Official Pennsylvania State Holiday

Vote to make Juneteenth an Official Pennsylvania State Holiday.

Why is this important?

Juneteenth Is The Oldest Celebration For The Emancipation And Freedom
Of Enslaved Africans in the United States. In 1865 In Galveston Texas the last
remaining enslaved Africans were told of their freedom two and a half
(2 ½) years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed.

We the members of the Juneteenth Family Of Philadelphia are asking you to sign
this petition to make Juneteenth an official state holiday.



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Reasons for signing

  • It deserves to celebrated because our freedom was the right thing to in America. We help build this country and we was brought here and treated like animals and now we fight to let America know we are free and still here.
  • We R the Freedom Dream Our Ancestors Wanted Us to Have ! BH365!
  • I signed this on behalf of my ancestors and descendants.


2018-06-23 03:52:19 -0700

500 signatures reached

2018-06-13 14:56:09 -0700

100 signatures reached

2018-06-08 06:06:50 -0700

50 signatures reached

2018-05-31 19:14:16 -0700

25 signatures reached

2018-05-30 05:15:13 -0700

10 signatures reached