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Civil Rights LeaRning Journey, Professional Development Experience 

 

November 25th- 28th, 2018 

REGISTER HERE! 

 We invite you to join the Institute for Educational Leadership's Education Policy Fellowship Program, in partnership with The Freedom '64 Project and the National AfterSchool Association on the Civil Rights Learning Journey and retrace the Civil Rights Movement in the American South. On this personal and professional development experience, you will reflect and engage in a meaningful dialogue about how to make a positive social change in your communities and organizations.

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

The Civil Rights Learning Journey runs from Jackson, Mississippi to Birmingham, Alabama, led by a Civil Rights leader, Roscoe Jones Sr. This bus tour focuses on both places and stories that delve deep into the movement, lifting up the narratives that shaped the past and inform the present.

Recent participants have applied the lessons learned to their research approaches, organizational strategic plans, and curriculum designsThe January 2018 journey was attended by school teachers, principals, superintendents, board members, college and university faculty and staff, community agencies, non-profit and philanthropic leaders, consultants, and others.

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  Payment Rates & Deadlines


$1500 until August 1st

$1800 until September 1st

$2000 until October 1st or until cohort is full

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2018 CIVIL RIGHTS LEARNING JOURNEY SAMPLE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Day 1- SUNDAY

Day 2- MONDAY

Day 3- TUESDAY

Day 4- WEDNESDAY

 

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 January 2018 Photo Album 

 

 

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 LISTEN TO OUR INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR:

HEAR FROM THE TOUR LEADERS ABOUT THE JANUARY 2018 EXPERIENCE

 

 "The IEL tour provided an impactful history lesson and more importantly, gave me a charge and a challenge."

-Lucretia Murphy, Jobs for the Future

 Read her full blog here.

 

“I made this trip at a time of rising anxiety among minorities and many whites about the increase in hate-related behavior following our recent presidential election. The question hanging over us: will we allow the past to repeat itself?"

-John Merrow, Learning Matters

 Read his full blog here. 


“We realized on the last day of our bus tour that we as a group had unified around this common powerful experience, and pledged to support one another in our own work to advance civil and human rights."

-Mary Kingston Roche, IEL (EPFP '10-11)

 Read her full blog here. 

 

"The Civil Rights Bus Tour emphasized to me that there are no bystanders in the movement for equality and justice, but that this is all of our fight, and it continues to this day."

-Laura Dziorny, Rennie Center (MA EPFP Coordinator)

 Read her full blog here. 

 

 More information:

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Testimonials


 

Civil Rights Learning Journey Team

Helen Janc Malone
National Director, EPFP

More about Helen

Tyson Elbert
MS EPFP Coordinator

More about Tyson 


Roscoe Jones, Sr.
Freedom '64 Project

More about Roscoe

Sarah McCann
National Coordinator, EPFP

More about Sarah


 

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