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The Black Staff Alliance (BSA) is an established central point of communication for the Black staff within the Stanford University community.

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Stanford University Juneteenth Celebrations

Stanford celebrates Juneteenth by hosting events that showcase African American food, art, culture, and more. From June 4 to June 25, 2024, a range of activities will be held in person across Stanford venues and virtually online. Please click here to learn about the various events. 

Juneteenth celebrates the date when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that they were free. More than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, and two months after the end of the U.S. Civil War, Texas slaves discovered they were freed on June 19, 1865.

Since then, Juneteenth has been commemorated in communities across America, becoming a federal holiday in 2021. To learn more about the history of Juneteenth, please click here

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The Black Staff Alliance (BSA) serves as a source of support for all Black employees at Stanford. The BSA seeks to address the individual and collective concerns of Black staff on campus.  We strive to promote a culture that stresses upward mobility and advancement in the workplace by creating an environment that enables networking, collaboration, and mentorship, promoting a tradition of lifelong learning as part of professional development.  

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