Sacramento Kings to observe Juneteenth as an annual holiday

June 17, 2020
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The Sacramento Kings have announced that they will begin observing Juneteenth as an annual company-wide paid holiday beginning this Friday.  The Sacramento Kings COO Matina Kolokotroni says "We are proud to celebrate Juneteenth, honoring Black history and further committing ourselves to creating positive meaningful change."  

They put together a website with educational resources at:  Kings.com/Juneteenth

For more information on their announcement, as well as some info on programs they will be participating in for Juneteenth:  Click Here

The Sacramento Kings have consistently been active in supporting the local communities as well as different cultures in our cities such as their Filipino Roots Night which occured right before Sacramento's Stay at Home Order kicked in: