January 26, 2017

Montgomery County’s Office of Human Rights Co-Sponsors Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience

Registration is open for the Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience that will retrace the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights heroes. The tour is hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, in collaboration with the Montgomery County Public Libraries, the African American Employees Association, the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

The trip will take place April 8 through April 16, which corresponds with Montgomery County Public Schools spring break.

Highlights on the tour include the Birth Home Museum of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the new National Center for Civil and Human Rights; the Civil Rights Memorial Museum; the International Civil Rights Center and Museum; the Rosa Parks Museum; the Freedom Rides Museum; the National Voting Rights Museum; the famed Sixteenth Street Baptist Church; the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge; the Central High School, Fisk University, Medgar Evers’ Home and the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel.

For registration, itinerary and information on the cost of the tour, visit County website.