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A New Star Bursting Over The Horizon...

A New Star; A New People; A New Freedom!

About the Illinois Juneteenth Committee:
The Illinois Juneteenth Committee stands as a beacon of unity, progress, and empowerment. As we celebrate Juneteenth, the commemoration of freedom for all, we are dedicated to fostering a renewed spirit of hope and growth. Our committee is committed to amplifying the voices and stories of our diverse community, marking the journey towards equality, and paving the way for a brighter future. Join us in embracing a new star of freedom, igniting a new era of liberation, and uniting as a new people united by our shared history and aspirations.

Experience the Magic of Miss Illinois Juneteenth 2024!

Empowering Dreams and Celebrating Culture

Join us in a vibrant celebration of talent, culture, and scholarship at the Miss Illinois Juneteenth 2024 event. It's a spectacular occasion where individuals from all backgrounds come together to showcase their unique talents and honor their heritage. With a focus on education and empowerment, this pageant offers not just a chance to shine on stage but also an opportunity to make a real difference in our community. Discover more about this extraordinary event and how you can be a part of it. Get ready to be inspired and empowered like never before.

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"Southern IL Reparations Forum: Shaping Equity in Illinois - Nov 18, 2023"

"Equity Matters: Your Voice, Your Illinois"

"Join us on November 18, 2023, for the Southern Illinois Reparations Forum - 'Equity Matters: Your Voice, Your Illinois.' This transformative event brings together voices from across the state to explore the critical issue of reparations, uniting communities to create a more equitable Illinois. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the conversation that will shape the future."

"Join IJC and Host Your Own Juneteenth National Juneteenth Freedom Day Event in 2024!"

"Be a part of the movement and the celebration! Join the Illinois Juneteenth Committee (IJC), a statewide committee dedicated to support and advocacy, and take the lead in hosting your very own Juneteenth National Juneteenth Freedom Day event in 2024. Together, we'll honor the past and shape the future."

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Education and Scholarship

YOUTH - The Focus of Our Efforts

Furthering our cause is the most important goal of our organization. We seek to support, empower, and provide high quality resources to the East St. Louis community and across Illinois. Our success isn’t measured in terms of wealth or profit margin, but by the value we provide to those we serve. Learn more about what we do below.

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Helping Those Who Need Us Most

Illinois Juneteenth Committee and Miss Illinois Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant Program are leaders in the youth scholarship and education sector. We ensure that youth receive culturally relevant instruction and participate in annual leadership opportunities while learning more about National Freedom Day and Juneteenth advocacy across Illinois, The United States, and Globally. IJC offers a much deserved platform for young people who deserve it most. Become a part of a brighter future and join our efforts today.

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The Future Looks Bright

The IJC Scholarship Pageant Program ensures a brighter future for youth as one of our strongest programs! This initiative, based on the premise that making a real difference is not only possible but vital. At Illinois Juneteenth Committee| Miss illinois juneteenth scholarship pageant program, Excellence in Education and Scholarship is a source of great pride for our Nonprofit Organization.

Join us in making a difference. The time is now.

At IJC, We..."Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

William James

Contact Illinois Juneteenth Committee

4601 State St #105 B, East St Louis, IL 62205, USA

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