Honoring Juneteenth National Freedom Day

June 17, 2021

Honoring Juneteenth National Freedom Day

 

United States and Illinois flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Saturday, June 19, 2021.

 

The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from JB Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois, declare June 19th, 2021, as Juneteenth National Freedom Day, to be honored by all flags covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act flying at half-staff, and on this soon-to-be state holiday, urge all Illinois residents to reflect on our history, our future, and the actions we can take, individually and collectively, to truly build ourselves into the equitable nation of our ideals – a land of freedom and opportunity for all

Juneteenth National Freedom Day


Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from:
 
Sunrise to Sunset: Saturday, June 19, 2021


More information is available at http://www.illinois.gov/news/Pages/Flag.aspx

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