As of April, 2021, we are moving forward with our plans for Youth Venture as described below. We are planning carefully and will be following CDC guidance.
July 16-24, 2021
Deadline: Please inquire or apply by May 1.
Exploring Civil Rights yesterday and today in the South—On this tour, you will learn about the tragedies and triumphs that occurred during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s as our nation awakened to the reality of racial injustice. You will visit places of historical significance, hear stories and learn why our faith calls us to stand against injustice and with the oppressed.
Your team will likely gather in the Elkhart, IN on July 16 and return July 24. Possible places you will visit during the week are:
Although this trip will occur in the southern U.S., we hope you will use what you learned to help you explore what happened in your community during this earlier era and where injustice continues today.