Author: Autumn Duncan

Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month: Acknowledging Significant Figures in Cultural Progress

Each year, September 15 – October 15 is marked as Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month. This is a time to appreciate and celebrate Hispanic and Latine communities’ cultures, histories, and

Civic Engagement: Voting in Midterm Elections

By: Hillary Olsen It’s time to prepare for the 2022 midterms and let your voice be heard! The midterm elections are one of the most talked about elections in the

Disability Pride and Advocating for Access

By: Lissie Cox During July, Disability Pride month, we celebrate the efforts of thousands who organized for decades to create the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is also a moment

IHG HOTELS & RESORTS SPONSORS FREE ADMISSION TO THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS ON 6/25 IN HONOR OF PRIDE MONTH

WHAT: In partnership with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, IHG Hotels & Resorts is providing free admission to The Center on June 25 in honor of Pride

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Launches New King Exhibition and Celebrates Juneteenth

A Legacy of Creative Protest: King & Youth Activism is the first new King exhibit in more than two years.  (ATLANTA, GA) June 6, 2022—The National Center for Civil and Human

Why Celebrate Juneteenth?: An Exploration of the Historical Journey to Freedom for African Americans

By Nicole Moore, NCCHR Director of Education Juneteenth commemorates the day, June 19, 1865, when Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and read General Order Number Three. His

The Center’s LGBTQ Institute Executive Director, Ryan Roemerman on PRIDE Month

“Today, I had the opportunity to provide the keynote speech at the Georgia Diversity Council’s LGBTQ+ Unity Summit. This year’s theme was “Pride Unites: Reigniting Allyship through Unity, Equity and

A Statement From The Center on Recent Mass Shootings

Gun violence has once again rocked our country to its core. For the first time, the CDC says firearms were the leading cause of death for kids in 2020. Just

International Human Trafficking Institute Initiative Concludes with Success

Three-year campaign marshalled a coalition of businesses, government, and the public to disrupt sexual and labor exploitation across metro Atlanta  April 18, 2022 (ATLANTA) The National Center for Civil and

NCCHR CEO, JILL SAVITT, ON THE CONCLUSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING INSTITUTE

Dear Friends, Greetings from the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, where we have hosted the International Human Trafficking Institute (IHTI) since 2018. I write to share the news