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Week of Learning 2014: On the Civil Rights Trail

 

Join Kim Beck, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Executive Director, to relive one of the most important eras in 20th century American history. Week of Learning 2014 will explore the civil rights movement in Alabama. Explore the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and see the original cell door where Martin Luther King, Jr. penned the famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Visit the Baptist churches where many of the protests were staged. Walk the Civil Rights Heritage Trail, where the battles to end segregation laws were fought. In Selma, experience the National Voting Rights Museum and remember the struggles at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Journey along the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail to arrive at the Birthplace of Civil Rights: Montgomery. Explore the Rosa Parks Museum and the Civil Rights Memorial Center. Airfare, motor coach transportation, six nights lodging and most meals included.

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$250 deposit due at Registration
Deadline for final payment: Friday, March 7, 2014
You will be contacted before the final payment deadline to confirm your occupancy choice.
  Sessions  
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $250
Email us with your interest, contact:
Kim C. Beck, Director, Arts, Humanities and Science, kcb@uwm.edu, 414-227-3321
Anne O'Meara, Program Director, aomeara@uwm.edu, 414-227-3311
 

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