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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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ADL’s Examining Identity workshop will provide a broad framework to assist participants in defining who they are as individuals and how they are viewed by others. Often described as the filter through which people see and interact with the world, personal and cultural identity is constructed of the multiple identities that define a person’s membership...

Free

ADL’s Examining Identity workshop will provide a broad framework to assist participants in defining who they are as individuals and how they are viewed by others. Often described as the filter through which people see and interact with the world, personal and cultural identity is constructed of the multiple identities that define a person’s membership...

Free

What are Respectability Politics and how have they influenced the way women are perceived in their personal and professional lives? Join The Center for a conversation during Women’s History Month about the Politics of Respectability and what that has looked like for women over the years, from The Civil Rights Movement to modern day. Guests...

The four-part docuseries tells the little-known true story of Beulah Mae Donald, a Black mother in Alabama, who took down the Ku Klux Klan after the brutal murder and lynching of her son, Michael Donald. He was just nineteen years old when he was found dead, hanging from a tree in Mobile, on March 21, 1981. The local Black...

Join us for a very unique program featuring Keith Knight. Keith is an American cartoonist known for his comic strips The K Chronicles, (Th)ink, and The Knight Life. While his work is humorous and universal in appeal, he also often deals with political, social, and racial issues. Woke, a television series based on his work,...

The recent hate crimes against the AAPI community have brought attention to an injustice that has gone on far too long. However, ending hatred and violence towards the AAPI community goes beyond the recent hate crimes. To quote the late Martin Luther King Jr., "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Join The Center...

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....

In August of 2017, neo-Nazis and white supremacists stormed the city of Charlottesville, leaving death and trauma in their wake. The violence was a wake-up call for many Americans about the rise of right-wing extremism in our midst. Tragically, that threat has only grown in the years since, with violent attacks devastating communities from Poway...

The South is under attack most often when it comes to anti-LGBTQ legislation, even though more LGBTQ people live in the South than anywhere else in the country. Compared to all LGBTQ funding, the South receives little for research. This means that our stories are not being told. Solid research is an important tool that...

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...

Join us on Thursday, June 24, for the Reimagining American Democracy series episode on the subject of "The Vote." The event will feature Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams, Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows, President of The Andrew Goodman Foundation Alexandria Harris, Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance Ai-jen Poo, and Executive Director of HSLDA Action...