Two new Living Legacy Pilgrimages announced!
Mark your calendars now!
Registration opens December 12, 2015.
Watch for details through email, social media, and here on our website.
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LLP Board develops a bold vision for the future
The Living Legacy Project held its 2015 retreat in Richmond, VA and developed a bold vision for its work:
The Living Legacy Project is a vital and unique bridge from the past, to the present, and into the future. Consequently, not only must its work continue; it must extend its reach. It must become sustainable financially and organizationally, so that future generations can be inspired by the stories of their ancestors to fuel their commitment to making racial justice a reality, if not in our time, then in theirs.
We hope you'll join us on the journey!
Read the full Board Update for more information.
UUA President's Council tours Selma with LLP
The Unitarian Universalist Association President’s Council held its annual meeting in Montgomery, Alabama, during the week of November 9, 2015. The Living Legacy Project was honored to offer them a tour of key civil rights sites in Montgomery and Selma and introduce the President’s Council to prominent civil rights activists, Joanne Bland, Morris Dees, and the Rev. Jacqui Lewis. This request was a direct outgrowth of the Marching in the Arc of Justice conference and is an indication of how life-changing that event was to participants.
Photos by Dea Brayden, 2015
What is the Living Legacy Project?
The Living Legacy Project grew out of the Reverend Gordon Gibson's and his wife Judy's passion for sharing the Civil Rights Movement story. Recognizing the importance of not only capturing this story, and our Unitarian Universalist role in it, but of understanding what this story teaches us about the continued work that still needs to be done, the Reverend Hope Johnson, Janice Marie Johnson, and Annette Marquis formed a partnership with Gordon and Judy, to establish the Living Legacy Project. In November of 2013, the founding members, along with singer/songwriter Reggie Harris, formed the Living Legacy Project Board, with a goal of developing long-range sustainability in service of our mission.
Today, we offer the Living Legacy Pilgrimage and other experiential learning opportunities to deepen understanding of the Civil Rights Movement by visiting the sites where it happened and talking with the people who lived it.
More about the Living Legacy Project and its leaders
If you have questions about the Living Legacy Project, please contact email@example.com.