Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2014: Visit the Past, Change the Future

The Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2014 is an opportunity for students to explore key locations central to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's and 1960's and to discover the impact that the Civil Rights Movement has on contemporary social issues. This year's pilgrimage will take students to Atlanta, Georgia; Selma, Alabama; Montgomery, Alabama; Birmingham, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; and Memphis, Tennessee.

Applications will be available for the Civil Rights Pilgrimage on October 7, 2014.

Information about the Pilgrimage:

The Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2014 will occur over Spring Break (Friday, March 7 through Saturday, March 15).

Participants will be traveling with fellow students and administrators from Marquette University. Students will be traveling via minivans and small SUV's and staying in hotels during the Pilgrimage.


Students will tentatively depart the evening of Friday, March 7 and will tentatively return to campus on Saturday, March 15th. This event occurs the week of Spring Break.

Info Sessions:

To learn more about the Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2014: Visit the Past, Change the Future, attend one of our info sessions on Monday, October 7 at 7 p.m., or Wednesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. in the Center for Intercultural Engagement (AMU 111).

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