NOTICE: Many events listed here have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead or check with organizer's websites to verify the status of any local event.

Change Location × Montgomery, AL

    Recent Locations

      City Mission Pilgrimage in Montgomery


      • City Mission Pilgrimage Photo #1
      1 of 1
      April 16, 2020

      Thursday   9:00 AM

      417 Caroline St
      Montgomery, Alabama 36101

      Map
      Performers:
      • No Performers Listed
      EVENT DETAILS
      City Mission Pilgrimage

      City Mission Boston and Old South Church in Boston will lead a pilgrimage to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. The purpose of this journey is to acknowledge the living legacy of white supremacy in our country, learn the history of white racial violence from Reconstruction to Jim Crow, and begin to appreciate the importance of resisting modern day racism and system injustice in our lives and community.
      PILGRIMAGE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
      The Equal Justice Initiative Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice
      Tour of historical sites in Montgomery such as the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the Dexter Avenue Church Parsonage, Freedom Rides Museum, Rosa Park Library and Museum, National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture, and the Civil Rights Memorial.
      Daily Reflections and conversations with local historians and storytellers along the way.
      TRAVEL DATES:
      April 16-19, 2020
      REGISTRATION FEE:
      $250 per person (this is non-refundable)
      Please fill out the form below or mail the registration fee to:
      City Mission, Inc.
      185 Columbia Road, Suite 317
      Boston, MA 02121
      WHAT’S INCLUDED:
      Tickets to the Equal Justice Initiative Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice • Local tours • 2 meals
      DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FEBRUARY 16, 2020:
      The Pilgrimage is limited to 55 participants.

      TRAVEL/HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:
      You will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements.
      FLIGHT INFORMATION:
      The closest airport is Montgomery Regional Airport. In addition, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is two hours away with multiple direct flights from Boston.
      HOTEL INFORMATION
      City Mission has reserved a block of rooms at two different hotels:
      SpringHill Suites Montgomery Downtown hotel at a rate of $139 per night. Last day to book at this rate is Thursday, March 26, 2020.
      Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center at a rate of $174 per night. Last day to book at this rate is Sunday, March 8, 2020.
      Other hotels in the area include:
      Hampton Inn & Suites Montgomery-Downtown
      Embassy Suites by Hilton Montgomery Hotel & Conference Center
      Staybridge Suites Montgomery – Downtown

      Categories: Education | Politics & Activism

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.