Program Schedule

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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Musical Intersections: An Exploration of the Black/ Jewish Experience

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

Historically, music has had the power to influence and connect cultures. Join The Center to explore the evolution of musical collaboration between Black and Jewish musicians from the 1950s to today. We'll combine live music, storytelling, and provocative discussion to examine the prolific and complicated relationship between these two groups who made American music "American."

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with FREE admission to The National Center for Civil and Human Rights on January 13, 2024, presented by FedEx. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis, so we recommend reserving in advance. Click here to learn more about King weekend activities...

Teaching the Civil Rights Movement Workshop

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

Be amongst the first educators to learn about Learning for Justice’s newest framework for 9-12th grade, Teaching the Civil Rights Movement. This two-day workshop will introduce you to the content of the framework and provide you with ideas on how to implement it into your practice. 

Uncover the untold history of racism in NASA with this must-see documentary. From overlooked stories of the space race highlighting the groundbreaking successes of Black pioneers in STEM, this film sheds light on the ongoing impacts of racial injustice in science. After the event, Carl McNair, brother of Ronald E. McNair who died aboard the...

Seminar II: Before Atlanta: Native Peoples, the Piedmont Region, and the Chattahoochee River

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

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

In honor of Women’s History Month, this installment of Truth on the Rocks is dedicated to women in the movement. Join us on March 22 as we partner with The Carter Center for a night of history, drinks, and dancing, featuring self-guided women-focused tours of our exhibits and a celebration of The Carter Center’s Women’s Rights Initiative. Explore our...

The topic of reparations for African Americans can feel overwhelming and is often misunderstood. Come and explore how reparations are an opportunity for repair and reconciliation at our next Cup of Truth. We’ll begin the evening with a short film on reparations work, followed by a chat with Chair of the Fulton County Reparations Task Force,...

Seminar III: When the Way Wasn’t Clear: African Americans Before and After the War

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...

Seminar IV: Nineteenth-Century Industry, Labor, and Environmental Degradation

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...

From the Courtroom to the Stage: Commemorating 70 Years of Brown v. Board of Education

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

Join award-winning journalist Condace Pressley (WSB-TV) as she moderates a conversation between playwright, director, and producer Nikki Toombs and Gary Spencer, Senior Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Toombs will share excerpts from her new play, Courageous Steps: Bridging the Gap for Equality, which examines the impact of Brown v. Board of...