Pilgrimage to Montgomery to Seek Truth and Justice; FULL
Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

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This trip is FULL

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.

Highlights include:

  • A visit to the recently opened Equal Justice Initiative Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration and at EJI’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which acknowledges 4,400 African American victims of lynching
  • Tour of historical sites in Montgomery including the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the historical Greyhound Bus Station, and the Dexter Avenue Church Parsonage with Jake Williams, an original Civil Rights Foot Solider
  • Attendance at a worship service at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (optional)
  • A walk across the iconic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama
  • Daily reflections and conversations with local historians and storytellers along the way

Registration fee:

  • $200 per person (this is non-refundable)

 What's included:

  • Tickets to the various sites • local tours • two meals

Learn more about the goals of the pilgrimage and how to prepare.

Register on-line

OR, to hold your place, please send a $200 registration fee to:
City Mission, Inc.
185 Columbia Road, Suite 317
Boston, MA 02121

The Pilgrimage will be limited to 40 participants.