8th National Civil Rights Conference – Meridian/Philadelphia, MS

2018 Conference Theme:  Rise, Advocate, Educate and Cooperate – Making A Way Out of No Way 

The National Education and Empowerment Coalition, Inc. and the cities of Philadelphia and Meridian sponsored an exciting and informative conference held on June 17-20, 2018.  The National Civil Rights Conference also coincide with the annual Mississippi Civil Rights Memorial Service remembering and honoring the three slain civil rights workers (James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner) on the grounds o the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Philadelpia, MS.

As part of the conference and our last stop, the group visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson (see photo)