January 19, 2016
John (JJ) Janulis

Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2016 Open to Students

The Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2016 invites students of Saint Louis University (students living on-campus and off-campus) to travel over spring break, March 4-12, to various landmarks that were instrumental in the modern Civil Rights Movement. Students will travel to Memphis, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Montgomery, Alabama; Selma, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi; and Little Rock, Arkansas.

Students will visit the following attractions: National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel; 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham; Martin Luther King Jr. Home Tour and Ebenezer Church in Atlanta; the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta; Civil Rights Memorial and Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery; National Voting Rights Museum and Slavery Museum in Selma; Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery; Fannie Lou Hamer Institute in Jackson; COFO Center and Medgar Evers home tour in Jackson; and Central High School visit in Little Rock.

The cost of the pilgrimage is $200 per participant and includes lodging, transportation and all attractions' costs. Financial assistance is available upon request.

Donations in the form of partial or full registration costs are also available. Contact John Janulis, assistant director in Housing and Residence Life, to make a donation.

To apply, students should complete an online interest form available on SLUGroups and submit a payment to SLU Marketplace.

Find more information online at http://www.slu.edu/housing-and-residence-life/on-campus-experience/civil-rights-pilgrimage.

Click here to view the trip flier to share with interested participants.

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