Pennsylvania Juneteenth Initiative


Pennsylvania Juneteenth Initiative Inc is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide information to the public concerning the history and significance of Juneteenth through the producing of cultural events such as parades, festivals and educational workshops.

Home of the Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest and parade. The PJI has
two primary objectives:

  1. To create and institutionalize the Juneteenth Celebration as an entity
    for economics through culture.
  2. To create Juneteenth as a state recognized holiday and a national holiday.As related to Kujichagulia ( Self determination) “ to define for ourselves for ourselves”.

Sign the petition to make
Juneteenth a state recognized
and national holiday!