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March 2017

Kuumba Singers of Harvard College Performance

March 16, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College performs in the main lobby of the Center for Civil and Human Rights on March 16. This performance is free with the price of admission.

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Honorable Shirley Franklin Day 2017

March 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Join us as we celebrate the Honorable Shirley Franklin -- first woman Mayor of Atlanta and initiator of the Center.

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The Power of Protest

March 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Learn how Black and Jewish community leaders use historic movements as a template for change today.

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Exploring Your Passion, Creating Your Career

March 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Young women in middle and high school are invited to explore postsecondary options and career paths that align with a variety of interests and passions. Women with a wide-range of careers and experience will be onsite to meet and talk with the middle and high school students. We will also showcase two and four year colleges, technical schools, training and gap-year programs.  This program is FREE with registration required. This event is in partnership with The Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine REGISTRATION…

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The Making of a Racist

March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Hear from author Charles Dew as he shares his powerful memoir describing how the Jim Crow South indoctrinated institutional racism.

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April 2017

Billy and the Joels

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

Performing artists share American Rock Star Billy Joel's German-Jewish family history, who fled Nazi Germany to overcome oppression and poverty.

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Our Global Social Responsibility

April 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

How do our everyday consumer purchases impact the fair and equitable conditions of workers throughout the world?

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SPARK Saturday: Environmental Justice

April 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

April's SPARK Saturday highlights the impact the environment has on human rights. Waste Management will share insight into what they are doing to create a safer and ecologically-sound environment for families. There will be giveaways, family activities and more. Children under the age of 18 receive FREE admission for SPARK Saturdays, courtesy of the Ford Motor Company Fund. 

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The HeLa Project Opening Reception

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

The Center hosts an opening reception for HBO's "The HeLa Project". Guests will view and discuss this multi-media exhibition that tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line that ultimately led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs. Her cells changed countless lives and the face of medicine forever.  About Henrietta Lacks and "The HeLa Project" Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 31 and…

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