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Sample OOO Message for Juneteenth

Posted on June 18, 2021


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Looking for an out of office message for Juneteenth (or for use in future years)? Check out this sample language you can copy and use from Chanté Mitchell:
“Hello! I am out of office today in commemoration of Juneteenth. What is Juneteenth? In 1619 the first enslaved people of African descent arrived on the shores of what is now Hampton, Virginia. While the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect January 1, 1863, the orders did not reach all parts of the confederate south until nearly two-and-a-half years later, on June 19, 1865. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States! This year, Juneteenth brings great significance as our world continues to confront both overt and systemic racism. Please take a moment over the weekend to honor this history!”
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