Today we celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican President of the United States, issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which declared more than 3 million slaves to be freed. However, it would take two years before the news would reach parts of Texas. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and ordered all enslaved people to be freed. The first Juneteenth celebration was
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June 15th kicks off election integrity awareness We encourage all citizens to engage in California’s election process by checking your voter registration, signing up to volunteer as a poll observer, and more! CA Election Integrity is our hub for people to get involved and find resources to stay educated and up to date. Partnering together we can secure our elections! Our Democracy works when people have full faith in our elections. Help protect election integrity, apply to be a Poll
CA Poverty is Extensive One Out of Every Five On this week’s self-promotion media tour, Gavin Newsom seemed to gloss over the economic hardship that so many Californians are still dealing with as a result of his incompetence. The Mercury News shined a light on an unemployment crisis that continues to devastate California, noting unemployment claims jumped to their highest level in three months, with 145,400 filings last week. California accounted for 19.6% of the week’s jobless claims nationwide, or
“Let My People Go” Moses 1313 BCE The Silicon Valley GOP wishes our Jewish Community members a Chag Semeach on Passovev 2021. Passover is a celebration of religious freedom, something near and dear to the GOP. We wish Chag Sameach to everyone celebrating Pesach. Bashanah Habaa. Next year in Jerusalem. Sincerely,SVGOP Matzoh Unleavened bread because our bread did not have time to rise when we left Egyyt for freedom. Marror Bitter herbs to remind us of when we were slaves.