Y2Y Student Ambassadors from the Atlanta Job Corps Center attended the fifth annual Camp NOW, which helps young people develop conflict-reconciliation skills based on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s nonviolence philosophy.
The Student Ambassadors were invited to participate by Dr. Bernice King, the CEO of the King Center and daughter of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The students also learned about nonviolence and the civil rights movement during tours of the following sites in Alabama:
• Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham)
• 16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham)
• Southern Poverty Law Center and Civil Rights Memorial (Montgomery)
• Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church (Montgomery)
• The Dexter Parsonage Museum (Montgomery)
• Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma)
• Voting Rights Museum (Selma)