Etgar 36

Summer 2021

Day 3 – Selma and Montgomery

Posted on June 30, 2021

By Sara Frankel      Today, we started out our morning by driving from Birmingham, Alabama to Selma, Alabama. We got to speak with JoAnne Bland, a civil rights activist, who shared with us her experience crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the three Selma-Montgomery Marches (which occurred from Mar 7, 1965 – Mar 21, Continue Reading »

Day 2 – Atlanta and Birmingham

Posted on June 29, 2021

by Sam Goldstone      We started our day meeting with Kia Sims, the Organizing Manager at Fair Fight Action. Fair Fight Action was founded by former Georgia State House of Representatives Minority Leader Stacey Abrams in 2018, after her loss in a Gubernatorial election riddled with credible accusations of voter suppression. Since its founding, Continue Reading »

Day 1 – Atlanta

Posted on June 28, 2021

ON THE ROAD AGAIN! The 2021 Etgar 36 Summer journey has begun.  41 teens made their way to Atlanta to begin the program.  We began by talking about what the program is all about. There is tremendous excitement to journey across this country and grapple with the issues and debates and topics that are in the news and Continue Reading »

The Journey Begins

Posted on June 27, 2021

We’re all excited to get out on the road the summer! Look here for daily journal entries written by our participants.                         ETGAR 36 SUMMER 2022 TOUR SCHEDULE June 27 Atlanta June 28 Atlanta & Birmingham June 29 Selma & Montgomery June 30 Montgomery & Memphis July Continue Reading »