Sunday, April 28
Meet at Atlanta airport and depart
Introduction to the journey
Leo Frank Site
Hear the story of Leo Frank, a New York Jew who moved to Atlanta, was falsely convicted of murder and was lynched. This has impacted the identity of Jews in the South since it occurred in 1915
Tour Auburn Ave and King Center Neighborhood and Tomb
National Human and Civil Rights Museum
See the brand-new museum that is devoted to understanding modern day Human Rights issues as well as understand the Civil Rights struggle.
Names Project/AIDS Quilt
See the AIDS Quilt and hear the story of the quilt and the politics of AIDS in America. Understand the fight for rights of the gay community in the 1980s.
Dinner and Evening Program with JCRC/Atlanta
Monday, April 29
Breakfast at hotel
Leave for Montgomery, AL
Rosa Park Museum
Stand where the Civil Rights movement began and learn about the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Equal Justice Initiative’s Legacy Museum & Lynching Memorial
Explore the evolution of racial oppression from slavery to mass incarceration and reflect on an often-overlooked tragedy at the first national memorial for victims of lynching
Leave for Selma
Tour Selma & The Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Meet with someone who was beaten on the march. Hear her story. Learn about Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his involvement in the struggle
Dinner and depart for Birmingham
Tuesday, April 30
Breakfast at hotel
Breakfast – Participant meeting/Reflections/Delegates Assembly Business
Walking tour of Freedom Park & 16th Street Baptist Church
Walking tour with a Reverend who was a Civil Rights worker in Birmingham in the 50s & 60s and was arrested and had the dogs & hoses turned on him. See the historic church where 4 girls died in a bombing.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Explore museum about the Civil Rights movement.
1:00 p.m. — Drop at airport (for those leaving from Alabama)
4:30 p.m. — Arrive Atlanta Airport (for those leaving from Atlanta)