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ZH-252983-17

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, AL 35203-1911)
Priscilla Cooper (Project Director: 05/04/2016 to 04/28/2017)
Jennifer Hall (Project Director: 04/28/2017 to present)

Legacy Youth Leadership Program

Legacy Youth Leadership Program (LYLP) which utilizes the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) collections, programs, and partnerships to engage area high school students in a series of training experiences and internship opportunities.

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) sponsors the Legacy Youth Leadership Program (LYLP) for high school students to engage them in a series of training and internship opportunities to understand how the history of the civil rights movement relates to contemporary human rights issues. Upon completion of the program, Legacy Youth Leadership students are certified as BCRI docents. The goal of the program is to help young people develop into lifelong learners, productive citizens, and community leaders.

Project fields:
African American History; American Government

Program:
Humanities Access Grants

Division:
Challenge Grants

Total amount offered:
$50,000

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 9/30/2021