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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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Program Category: Campaign for Equal Dignity

Many of you already understand that Juneteenth commemorates the true end of slavery, when the last enslaved people of Texas learned of their freedom. From Power to Power is a multiple disciplinary theater experience celebrating freedom as a vital component to the African American experience. This unique and uplifting performance will highlight a few of...

Join The Center for a virtual program that celebrates Juneteenth through music, history, and culture. This program explores the history of Juneteenth, the way it is revered across our nation, and the new traditions being found for this joyous occasion. Juneteenth is the celebration of the emancipation of people who were enslaved in America, and...

Reparations to the descendants of slavery have been hotly debated since Emancipation and remain highly contested today. With the average white family having nearly 10 times the amount of wealth of the average Black family, many argue that reparations could help eliminate the persistent racial wealth gap. Join The Center for a conversation on reparations—how...

Like many industries, professional sports are wrestling with how to effectively respond to calls for racial justice. Join The Center for a conversation, presented by Gallagher, about how professional sports organizations and athletes are working towards racial justice and how sports organizations could impact the conversation and potential action in unique ways.

A turbulent few years in American politics have left the media's role in democracy shaken, allowing ever greater space for disinformation to flourish. What will it take to restore a sense of shared purpose through shared facts, and to ultimately revive a stronger democratic system? Moderator: Jeanne Meserve, Freelance Journalist, Member, Transatlantic Commission on Election...

Join The Center as we explore the history of voting suppression with the Center's own Jasmine Waters-Page and then learn how citizens can take action against recent legislation and how to navigate the new laws with Fair Fight's Hillary Holley.

Our environment needs us! Join The Center for an in-depth discussion on the interconnection between Environmental Justice and Race. With our incredible panelists, we will explore the ways environmental and health inequities irregularly affect minority communities and discuss the role race plays in these inequities. Let’s look towards the future – How can youth involvement...

Race and ethnicity have major implications on health outcomes for people of color in America. Racial disparities have always been present, and the pandemic has put the inequity in stark view—from exposure on the job for lower-wage workers to lack of access to health care (especially PPE and vaccines) to the emergence of Long Covid....

  America’s voting infrastructure has suffered everything from cyber attacks to political interference in recent years. To what extent is the U.S. prepared for the next round of challenges, and what can be done to shore up election security and integrity for many years to come? Panelists: Amber McReynolds, Founding CEO for the National Vote...

Join Equitable Dinners for the next Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice on Sunday, October 17, 2021, for Radical Inclusion: The Work of Disability Justice. The evening will start with a play, followed by small group facilitated conversations. As we navigate social distancing, it's easy to be overwhelmed about which issues still need our attention right...

Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington forged one of the earliest collaborations between Jews and African Americans to create schools throughout the nation for black children who had no access to publicly funded education. From 1912 to 1937, the Rosenwald schools program built 4,978 schools for African American children across fifteen southern and border states....