Join with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh for a

Civil Rights Mission

New travel dates to be announced when more information is available.

This mission was originally sold out.
However, with the date change, spaces may open up.

If you would like to be added to a waitlist, please contact Emily Richman at or 412-992-5217.


A unique mission exploring Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights struggle in America.

See Full Itinerary
King Center in Altanta
Atlanta, Georgia

Visit the National Human and Civil Rights Museum

Visit the King Center

Meet with members of the Altanta Jewish Community

Rosa Parks in Montgomery
Montgomery, Alabama

Stand where the Civil Rights movement began at the Rosa Parks Museum

Tour the Equal Justice Initiative's Legacy Museum and Lynching Memorial

Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma
Selma, Alabama

Follow in the footsteps of the protesters who marched on the Edmund Pettus Bridge

16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

Join a Reverend who was a Civil Rights worker in the 50's and 60's for a walking tour of Freedom Park and the 16th Street Baptist Church

Southern US Map

Mission Chairs

Rachel Firestone & Jason Binder

Mission Co-Chairs

Gail & Norman Childs

Mission Co-Chairs

Debbie & Lloyd Myers

Mission Co-Chairs


$1,099* per person
$849* per person for young adults
(ages 22-45 at the time of the mission)


Emily Richman 

Participation in this mission requires a minimum commitment of $1,800 ($500 for young adults ages 22-45 at the time of the mission) to the 2020 and 2021 Jewish Federation Community Campaigns.

*Cost is land-only, air travel is not included.  Cost includes double occupancy; single occupancy supplement is $325.

The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community.
Please discuss disability-related accommodations with the contact person for this mission.

By registering for this event, you agree to have your (and your guest's) picture taken and potentially used in Jewish Federation marketing material and social media. If you do not agree, please call 412-681-8000 to register by phone, and indicate that you decline to agree. Thank you.

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Emily Richman

Emily Richman

Development Operations
(412) 992-5217

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