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Pride Month & How To Celebrate Juneteenth!
Our staff and youth gathered for our first Progress Pride Flag unveiling and celebration! Youth from our residential program expressed what it means to them to be a member of the LGBTQ+ community with words and images.
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on the 19th of June to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
Want to Know How to Build an
We are more than thankful that you attended Wayside Equity Training Center’s panel presentations this week. We hope you took away some valuable Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) insights that you can incorporate into your organization and everyday life. If you have any feedback that would help us improve our online events, please don’t hesitate to let us know.
Wayside Equity Training Center
At a time when Diversity, Equity, Inclusion is a priority for most non-profits, it can be hard to know where to start: Updating policies? Building culture? Solving specific problems?