July Meeting: From Civil Rights to Human Rights - The Integral Role of PR in Social Change
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Atlanta's role in the civil rights movement is undisputed. To help tell this story and the links between the American civil rights movement and today's global human rights movements, the brand new 43,000 square foot Center for Civil & Human Rights opens its doors to the world this month. Join PRSA Georgia and BPRS for a special program hosted at the newly-opened center. Our engaging panel discussion will explore how communications played - and continues to play - a critical role.

7/17/2014
When: Thursday, July 17, 2014
11:30 am - Registration; Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch & Program
Where: Center for Civil & Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Atlanta, GA  30313
Contact: Denise Grant
770.449.6369


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Please note: This meeting is sold out!  Due to space constraints, we will not be able to accept walk-ins for this event.

Atlanta's role in the civil rights movement is undisputed. To help tell this story and the links between the American civil rights movement and today's global human rights movements, the brand new 43,000 square foot Center for Civil & Human Rights opens its doors to the world this month.

Join PRSA Georgia and BPRS for a special program hosted at the newly-opened center. Our engaging discussion will explore how communications played a critical role in the civil rights movement and how communications strategies - including social media - lend a voice to human rights movements across the world today.

Presenters:

  • Doug Shipman, CEO and executive director, Center for Civil & Human Rights
  • Alexis Scott, vice president of member relations, Center for Civil & Human Rights

As part of this special program, attendees will also have access to two special exhibits at the newly-opening Center during their visit.

  • "Voice of the Voiceless: The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection" presents a rare collection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s personal papers and items.
  • "John Lewis Series" by Georgia artist Benny Andrews (American, 1930 - 2006): A temporary exhibition space will feature two inaugural-year exhibits celebrating selected works from this powerful, iconic series of paintings depicting scenes from the life of John Lewis.

Please note: To gain full access to the Center the day of the program, attendees will have to purchase tickets at tickets.civilandhumanrights.org

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