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Human Rights Groups Launch Course to Train Police on Protecting Rights and Serving Communities in a Deeply Divided Society

Atlanta Police Department is first in nation to train its entire force — and participate in a year-long program of police and community members meeting for dinner   The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) and Auschwitz Institute for

The Center’s Statement on New Voting Laws in Georgia

Almost 56 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and Congressman John Lewis led tireless and courageous activists on the historic Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights. During the civil rights

NCCHR statement on recent violence against the AAPI Community

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is deeply saddened by the tragic murder of Asian Americans in our city of Atlanta on Tuesday, March 16.  We stand in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Hosts Free Admission Days in March Sponsored by FedEx

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Hosts Free Admission Days in March Sponsored by FedEx

Free admission available March 4-7, 11-14 ATLANTA, GA (March 3, 2021) – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) will host free admission days March 4-7 and

The Center Mourns the Loss of Vernon Jordan

The Center Mourns the Loss of Vernon Jordan

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights mourns the passing of our founding board chair and fearless leader, Vernon Jordan. A son of Atlanta, Jordan was a leader in the

Bending The Arc

Jill Savitt is the President and CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Our country faces a moment of reckoning on race and justice. As the director

National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Gallagher Partner to Increase Awareness of Human Rights Challenges

National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Gallagher Partner to Increase Awareness of Human Rights Challenges

ATLANTA, Ga. – Feb. 9, 2021 – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) and Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, have

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Receives $17 Million Grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to Expand Center’s Footprint and Programming

New Wing to Feature Premier Space for MLK Papers; New Gallery to Engage Families and Children ATLANTA (February 4, 2021) –The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation today announced a five-year,

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Celebrates Black History Month with Robust New Programming & Activities for the Entire Family

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Celebrates Black History Month with Robust New Programming & Activities for the Entire Family

Mostly virtual programming brings history to life in performances, new film screenings, discussions and more throughout February, with support from PNC ATLANTA, Ga. (February 1, 2021) – With storytimes, screenings,

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Celebrates Dr. King’s Life and Legacy Through New Programs and Partnerships; Debuts Digital Exhibition

Health & Safety Protocols in Effect with New Technology from Siemens Corporation ATLANTA, Ga. (Jan. 15, 2021) – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) will honor