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The GSSNE Office and Shop will be closed on Monday, June 20th to honor and commemorate Juneteenth.


juneteenth office shop closure

The GSSNE Office and Shop will be closed on Monday, June 20th to honor and commemorate Juneteenth. As a staff, we believe it is important to use this day to learn and reflect about the history and significance of this day in our nation's history. The Shop will still be open on Saturday, June 18.

To learn more about Juneteenth, we recommend checking out these resources:

https://juneteenthri.com/

https://www.history.com/news/what-is-juneteenth

You are also invited to join USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) and Girl Scouts Nation's Capital for a virtual Juneteenth celebration hosted by Bellen Woodard, the 11-year-old founder and CEO of More Than Peach®, youngest person to become Time magazine's Kid of the Year (2020), and a proud Girl Scout! Through the creation of her skin-tone crayons, Bellen has been able to help shift exclusionary language and perceptions and serve as a role model to kids and adults around the world. Learn more and register here by June 18: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-girls-matter-celebrate-juneteenth-with-bellen-woodard-tickets-275459586037