$750 per participant. Covers orientation activities, travel during the YV trip, lodging, food and admission tickets.
Application deadline: May 1
Civil rights learning experience
This tour transports you to a critical time in history where you will come face-to-face with the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and 1960s.
Develop an understanding of the times, the people and the controversy surrounding injustice and inequality.
Learn about the triumphs of unsung heroes who challenged brutal racism, hear the stories of people who lived it, and learn why our faith calls us to stand against injustice and with the oppressed.
Impact your thinking about democracy, civility and humanity going forward.
Each tour is unique. Past tours have included historically significant locations in Alabama and Mississippi, including the
National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a Confederate soldiers’ cemetery,
Edmund Pettus Bridge and
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church.
to arrange a civil rights learning tour for your youth group.
Previous tours and stories
Understanding the world through the lens of Mississippi
EMS students participate in 2022 Youth Venture Civil Rights Learning Tour
Opening My Eyes: Youth Venture Civil Rights Trip 2021
"You Had Us On Our Toes!" Highlights of the Youth Venture Civil Rights Learning Tour video
Becoming human to each other
Modern-day Atlanta provides civil rights lessons for DOOR/Dwell participant
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A week with the Mississippi service-learning tour in photos
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