Deadline for Civil Rights Pilgrimage extended to April 10 

The deadline for the 2024 Civil Rights Pilgrimage has been extended to Wednesday, April 10. 

The Civil Rights Pilgrimage, which includes experiences across the U.S. South and opportunities to learn about the people involved in the U.S. Southern Civil Rights Movement, will begin the morning of Sunday, May 12, and end the night of Saturday, May 18. Stops are planned in Ferguson, Missouri; Memphis, Tennessee; Ruleville, Mound Bayou, Glendora, Greenwood, Jackson, Canton and Meridian, Mississippi; Selma, Lowndes County and Montgomery, Alabama; and Louisville, Kentucky. Participants will visit museums, churches, memorials and parks and meet with civil rights movement veterans.

Participants will travel via chartered bus and stay in shared hotel rooms. 

This trip is highly subsidized for student participants. Students selected to participate in the program are expected to pay a participation fee to help cover costs associated with transportation, lodging and museum fees. The student fee for 2024 is $300. If additional financial assistance is necessary, please indicate so in your application. 

Applications can be found online, and additional information can be found on the Center for Peacemaking website. If you have any questions, contact Chris Jeske at or Jenna Harb at