"Happy Juneteenth from Chicago Children's Advocacy Center"

Juneteenth 2022

This Sunday is Juneteenth. Long celebrated in Black communities, Juneteenth commemorates a specific date — June 19, 1865 — the day enslaved people in Texas learned they had been freed, though the Emancipation Proclamation issued …

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Racial Justice

Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center is a place where children and youth who have experienced sexual and other types of violence go to tell their truth to people who will listen and believe them. As I absorb the events of the past few months and reflect on the many examples of violence affecting the Black community in our nation, my heart aches in recognition of the parallels to what we see here every day.

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