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Creating The Change They Wish to See: LGBTQ Artists & Their Activism

by Sam Landis October is LGBTQ+ History Month, the intersection of two things I love – my LGBTQ+ community and history. In the LGBTQ+ community, we do not grow up

Disability Pride Month |Cara Yar Khan’s Story

July is Disability Pride Month and I, for one, am out, loud and proud. Like many of my peers with disabilities, disability pride is as much about the celebration of

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Commemorates Juneteenth with New Performances for the Entire Family 

Deluxe partners with The Center to create Juneteenth programming and resources that explore the end of slavery in the U.S. through music, dance, and culinary arts    (June 15, 2021; Atlanta, GA) The National Center

The Center’s Statement on Voting

March 26, 2021 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

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

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

In Light of Recent Events…

The mob violence on January 6, 2021 that interrupted a Congressional meeting to certify the presidential election was a direct assault on the American democratic system and core national values.    Under the

President & CEO Jill Savitt Reflects on 2020

Dear Friends: As we head into the home stretch of a year for the history books, we wanted to tell our community how The National Center for Civil and Human

National Center for Civil and Human Rights and Porsche Celebrate 71st Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with Free Admission to The Center

  Atlanta, Ga. (October 17, 2019) – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center), with support from Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), will waive admission on Saturday, October