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I was looking for donations so I can learn about my ancestors and history about african americans. every little penny helps. So please help.

Sojourn to the Past is a unique, transformative, and empowering academic immersion program that takes 11th and 12th grade students from diverse academic, racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds out of their schools on a ten-day moving classroom journey along the path of the Civil Rights Movement through five states in the American South.

Comprised entirely of history and the humanities, the rigorous academic Sojourn experience brings the lessons of our shared American history to life. Sojourn’s holistic educational approach incorporates music, text and video into a rigorous curriculum that introduces students to historical sites, monuments and museums. Most importantly, students are able to interact with the best primary resources available: the foot soldiers of the Movement themselves. These speakers include US Congressman Lewis and members of the Little Rock Nine, who like the students, were young when they took up the cause for social change. Through the lens of the Civil Rights Movement, students learn they have the power to become positive contributors to society who are capable of achieving personal success regardless of life’s challenges. To date, more than 6,000 students and teachers have participated in more than sixty journeys.
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