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The National Center for Civil and Human Rights offers ongoing programming for everyone — young professionals, families with children, students, and adults. With both virtual and in-person programs, there is something for everyone. Learn more about what we have to offer below.

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The Brave Space Forum: Civility in our Communities

National Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

The Center’s DEI Experience Initiative is hosting “Civility in our Communities,” an interactive lunch-and-learn that aims to foster positive workplace change. This month's forum will explore the inspiring response of Brunswick, GA, to the tragic murder of Ahmaud Arbery, highlighting the community's efforts to prevent violence and ensure justice for the perpetrators. Join trained facilitators...

Celebrate Pride Month at our three-day Symposium, aimed at mobilizing communities across Georgia and the South to empower the next generation of leaders. Starting with an opening reception and keynote at NCCHR, the event continues with a second day of dynamic workshops on mentorship and youth support that center Black women and parents of LGBTQIA+...

Cup of Truth

Black Coffee ATL 1800 Jonesboro Rd. SE, Atlanta

Our next Cup of Truth welcomes Kellie Carter Jackson, professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, to Black Coffee Atlanta. Professor Jackson will discuss her latest book, We Refuse: A Forceful History of Black Resistance, which focuses on the pivotal role of Black women in resistance movements throughout history. This special event will feature a...

Film Screening: The Right to Read

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

When a child can’t read, their risk of incarceration, homelessness, and unemployment increases. Oakland-based NAACP activist Kareem Weaver believes literacy is one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time. Join us for a screening of The Right to Read, a documentary from executive producer Levar Burton. The film follows Weaver, two American families,...

A Juneteenth Celebration

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

Celebrate Juneteenth at The Center with inspiring activities and educational programs for the entire family that honor the historic day of emancipation. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the fight for freedom and explore how these struggles shape our world today.   Juneteenth will be celebrated on Saturday June 15, Sunday June 16, and Wednesday...

Seminar V: Brick by Brick: Building Atlanta, Criminal Justice, and Race

The Carter Presidential Center 441 John Lewis Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta

City Partners with National Center for Civil and Human Rights to Launch Community Engagement for Former Chattahoochee Brick Co. Site ATLANTA--The City of Atlanta announced community involvement plans for the former Chattahoochee Brick Company site in collaboration with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR). This joint effort will foster discussions and awareness about...

Truth on the Rocks: 10th Anniversary Celebration

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

You’re invited to Truth on The Rocks, where we combine dancing, cocktails, and conversation to connect events of history to today. After all, who said history wasn’t fun? Want to grab a drink and explore our galleries while celebrating The Center's 10th anniversary? Purchase your tickets online! Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door...

The Home Depot Foundation Free Admission Day

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

Take advantage of a special treat at The Center, courtesy of The Home Depot Foundation. We’re hosting a Free Admission Day to thank our community for a decade of support. Don’t miss this chance to explore our exhibits and commemorate this significant milestone with us! Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your...

Grand Opening Anniversary – Discount Admission

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

Continue celebrating our anniversary weekend with a special $10 admission rate. Secure your tickets early, as they are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kidspiration – June 2024

Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, Atlanta

Spark a love for civics in your child at Kidspiration 2024! Playwright Nikki Toombs presents a captivating short play "The Next King" where rainforest animals elect their new leader. This interactive theatrical experience introduces children ages 3–12 to the principles of civic engagement and voting, inspiring them to see themselves as future changemakers. Reserve your...