WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 18, 2020—Oliver Technology Corporation today announced that in observance of Juneteenth it will name June 19th an official company holiday.
According to Juneteenth.com, the observance of Juneteenth is about the journey and achievement of African Americans from a cruel period sanctioned enslavement to the pinnacle of human endeavors. It is a story of pride, resilience and determination that will always be of historical and spiritual importance. It serves us well to understand that together we can overcome all obstacles in our path. June 19 1865 was the day word reached the enslaved in Galveston, Texas that their emancipation had been made formal, though it had been so since January, 1, 1863.
“Our job is more than just to create solutions for our customers. A vital part of everyone’s role at Oliver is to build a culture that is diverse and inclusive with the hope to make our company culture the best it can be,” said Walker White, CEO, Oliver Technology Corporation. “We invite every team member to take action, be constructive and be safe. It is up to us for this to be more than a gesture. We must hold ourselves to a higher standard and lead the change.”
Through this observance, Oliver reflects this independence. Oliver celebrates freedom.
Oliver Technology Corporation, Walker White, Chief Executive Officer, 202-997-1209, [email protected]