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April 2017

Ford Family Days

April 28 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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The Ford Motor Company Fund invites families to share the transformative experiences of the Center for Civil and Human Rights April 28 – 30, 2017. All youth under the age of 18 receive FREE admission throughout the weekend. For all visitors 18 years and older: click here to purchase your general admission tickets. Hours of Operation April 28 - 30, 2017: Friday and Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM (Last entry at 4 PM) Sunday: 12 PM to 5 PM (Last entry at 4…

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May 2017
Free

King and the Diaspora Opening Reception

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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The Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its newest collection in the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection: King and the Diaspora with a reception and conversation. "King and the Diaspora" sheds light on Dr. King's influence in continental Africa. After the reception, hear how Dr. King's philosophy in non-violence and civil rights still impacts communities across the globe today.

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Free

SPARK Saturday: Family Ties

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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May's SPARK Saturday celebrates diversity in family structures! Youth will participate in carnival-like activities and games that celebrates family structures of all types. Youth can create their own family tree, design a family collage or build a house with their loved ones. No one family is like the other and this day honors the uniqueness of each family. Family activities are sponsored by Delta Air Lines. Children under the age of 18 receive FREE admission with the purchase of an adult admission,…

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Freedom Over Me

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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The second installment of our Alliance Theatre ALLIANCE(s): In Action partnership features an interactive reading of Ashley Bryan's Freedom Over Me. This children's book brings to life the story of 11 slaves and their dreams through imaginative interpretations of slave auction and plantation estate documents. This special reading by the Alliance Theatre Palefsky Collision Project highlights the stark contrast between the monetary value placed on a slave's life and the priceless value of life experiences and dreams.

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$750 - $5000

Power to Inspire Tribute Dinner

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313 United States
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Please join The National Center for Civil and Human Rights on May 18, 2017 at 6pm at The Georgia Aquarium to pay homage to these deserving organizations and individuals as we recommit to upholding the universal human rights for all. This year’s awardees are organizations that represent the conscience of our democracy by working vigilantly to insure full access and participation of all persons regardless of race, faith, ethnicity and identity. Our awardees are also individuals who are society’s change…

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Free

Jim Crow America: Racial Justice in 2017

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Explore the residual effect of policies reminiscent of Jim Crow Laws on the criminal justice system and communities of color. Following a welcoming reception, the program features a presentation and interactive roundtable discussion with the Georgia Justice Project and other community organizations. Topics will be focused on criminal justice policy change and community policing reform. This program is in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

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Together: A Journey for Survival

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Author Ann Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them at this special conversation. Her story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times. Inspired by conversations with her father who is a Holocaust survivor, Mark Schonwetter, this unforgettable story chronicles the dedication of Schonwetter's mother to protect her family and a daughter's renewed faith in the human spirit. The doors…

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