Civil Rights Mission

January 11 - 14, 2020

Details

Join us for three days as we experience the historic struggle that helped shape our nation. Walk together in American history with the Philadelphia Civil Rights Mission to Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery and Selma, Alabama. Co-sponsored by the JCRC, ADL, and AJC.

Co-Chairs

Rochelle and Ron Kaiserman, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Ed Blumenthal, ADL

Highlights

  • Experience Sunday service at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • Hear the story of Leo Frank, who was falsely convicted of murder and lynched in 1915
  • Meet and walk with a participant in the infamous 1965 “Bloody Sunday” voting rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge
  • Dine with with local Birmingham Federation, Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Defense League and American Jewish Committee representatives
  • See the AIDS quilt that commemorates the fight for rights of the 1980’s gay community
  • Visit The National Memorial for Peace & Justice, the first national memorial for victims of lynching

Cost

$1,500 per person
$300 single supplement

Accommodations

Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway

Renaissance Downtown Montgomery Hotel

Hilton Birmingham at University of Alabama

Flight Arrangements

Each person is responsible for making her own flight arrangements. Please contact Luis Sole at FROSCH Travel at luis.sole@frosch.com or 212.784.0274.

Included

  • Coach Deluxe Bus and Driver
  • Tour Guide
  • All meals
  • All gratuities
  • Program and admission fees
  • Bus to Atlanta International Airport

Contact Information

For more information contact Missy Stein, Director of Missions & Travel at mstein@jewishphilly.org or 215.832.0629.