Voices of our Community


The Center Turns One!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     June 22, 2015                                                       … Read More


Volunteer Spotlight: Beverly Jackson

What inspired you to volunteer at The Center? A friend actually told me about volunteer opportunities at The Center.  As a retired educator, I was looking for volunteer work that was meaningful and had… Read More

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A Farewell from CEO Doug Shipman

by Doug Shipman

As I serve my last day as CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, I wanted to briefly share a few hopes that I take with me.  I hope everyone will always… Read More

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The Center’s Quilt from 45 Nations

by Ruwa Romman

Have you experienced "Justice We Shall Pursue" at The Center? This is the name of the quilt that hangs on the lower level of the Center for Civil and Human Rights just outside the gallery… Read More

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Moving Beyond Witness

by Melanie Nelkin, Chair, Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide

It’s tempting to get annoyed by the lost keys, angry drivers, long bank lines and other trivial annoyances that seem to collect by the end of the day.  Realistically, they are “first world problems” and… Read More


In the Line of Fire

by Gail O'Neill, Style Editor at Southern Seasons Weddings & writer for ArtsATL

Picture: Christopher Polk/Getty Images As the popularity of red carpet coverage from telecasts like the Golden Globes, Oscars and Grammys gradually eclipse the actual awards shows themselves, what began as a harmless precursor to the… Read More


The Great American Partnership

by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

Certainly one of the most important partnerships in the history of the nation is the one between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It started right after LBJ assumed office in… Read More