Penn Commemorates Juneteenth 2021

June 18, 2021

To help commemorate the 156th anniversary of the first Juneteenth, Penn hosted an event featuring Wharton Dean Erika James and Ibram X. Kendi.  Penn President Amy Gutmann introduced the two extraordinary scholars, whose work contributes valuable insights in creating more equitable organizations and communities.  This lecture provided an opportunity for the Penn community to reflect together on the progress that has been made in the U.S., and the important work that still lies ahead.

Penn Today news story.

Penn Statement Regarding Juneteenth.

See also President Gutmann’s Flickr gallery, Facebook page, and Instagram.