About Opal Lee

Ms. Opal Lee is has led the charge to establish Juneteenth as a National Day of Observance for decades. Opal Lee’s vision of Juneteenth has grown from a single day community picnic to a multi-day celebration that includes a parade, breakfast of prayer, pageant, Health and Job Fair, 5K and much more. To join her in the mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday, sign the petition at www.juneteenth.us.

Opal Lee