Changing Landscapes: Conversations on Immigration

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc is pleased to announce its participation in the International Sites of Conscience National Dialogues on Immigration this fall with our program “Changing Landscapes: Conversations on Immigration,” in partnership with One Region Atlanta.
The Center will convene a group of 21 adults who will experience a series of four programs in September and October. The four programs will highlight specific media, including: lecture, film, music, and performance. After each immersive experience, the group will engage in thought-provoking dialogue (led by a facilitator), synthesizing what they learned during the experience and tying that to their own experiences and feelings. At the end of each session, participants will leave with one “action item” to complete before the next meeting. At the conclusion of the series, the group will work together to develop a joint set of goals and measurable outcomes to further bring the lessons learned from these dialogues to the broader community. This program will weave the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (UDHR) articles and overarching themes throughout the program. The dialogues will seek to contextualize issues around immigration in a broader discourse of human rights and social justice, focusing on the intersection of race and ethnicity and immigration status.
We are looking to create a diverse cohort of individuals from the Atlanta area who will serve as ambassadors to their communities and organizations upon completion of the program. If you are interested in applying, please email Dina Tyson at to find out more and receive your application. Applications will be accepted through August 22nd, 2014 at 5 pm.