The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a fantastic place to go to explore the fight for human rights. For history lovers and those interested in the past, this place is perfect. Located in downtown Atlanta, the center features interactive exhibits that detail the American Civil Rights Movement as well as the most recent Global Human Rights Movements. The center focuses on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the UN put together after WWII. The center explores how this basis of human rights impacts our lives today.
About the Center for Civil and Human Rights
As far as the history of the center goes, it was established by one of the most impactful civil rights leaders in history, Evelyn Lowery, along with UN Ambassador Andrew Young. It was created in 2007. The center spans an amazing 42,000 square feet and is conveniently located nearby the Georgia Aquarium. Today, the mission of the institution is to "empower people to take the protection of every human's rights personally". The center strives to provide this empathy through various exhibits, stories, and community involvement.
About Your Ticket
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is available as part of the Atlanta CityPASS which allows you to combine Atlanta's best attractions and activities in one simple 9-day pass. For more information, check out the Atlanta CityPASS.