" Great nations don’t ignore their most painful moments. They don’t ignore those moments of the past. They embrace them. Great nations don’t walk away. We come to terms with the mistakes we made. And in remembering those moments, we begin to heal and grow stronger.
The truth is, it’s not — simply not enough just to commemorate Juneteenth. After all, the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans didn’t mark the end of America’s work to deliver on the promise of equality; it only marked the beginning.
To honor the true meaning of Juneteenth, we have to continue toward that promise because we’ve not gotten there yet. The Vice President and I and our entire administration and all of you in this room are committed to doing just that." - President Joe Biden ... See MoreSee Less
A 150-year-old startup, St. John’s Community Services (SJCS) is constantly innovating to address the needs of the most vulnerable populations in our communities. As advocates for all, we are passionate about helping people, especially people with dreams, people facing adversity, and people who are one of a kind and have so much to offer. We pride ourselves in meeting the people we support where they are, learning who they are, and affirming their individuality, unique strengths, and hopes. It’s why we exist, how we make the world a better place, and why we are always advancing inclusive communities where every person, regardless of circumstances, has the right and opportunity to live their best life.