• Scholarships are available for any applying teacher thanks to the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and other sponsors. We also have scholarships available to specific geographic areas. Teachers from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington have an opportunity to receive a scholarship from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, while the Lynne and Harry Bradley Foundation specifically sponsors teachers from Wisconsin.
  • Scholarships for our on-campus programs are valued at $1,400 per teacher, while our traveling workshop programs are valued at $1,550 per teacher.
  • Financial assistance and scholarships are available for teachers from all 50 states on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Class is Full

Program Information:

  • Tuition covers accommodations, admissions, tour transportation, instruction and one graduate credit. Onsite meals are included.
  • Teachers who receive scholarships are expected to make a $150 refundable deposit to hold their registration. Refunds are awarded after the program is completed.


  • Each program includes one graduate credit hour, which is granted by La Salle University in Pennsylvania. Enrolled students, who wish to earn another two credits must pay $150 for each additional credit at the beginning of the program.

For more information, contact our Education Department at (610) 933-8825 ext. 292 or

Freedoms Foundation reserves the right to vary program content, accrediting institutions or sites as necessary; or cancel any course within 30 days of advance notice.

Civil Rights Movement


July 7 – 14, 2018

Academic Director:
Dr. William Allen, Ph.D.
Atlanta, GA to Little Rock, AR

Civil Rights Movement is no longer accepting applications. There are other programs still available.

“We are pleased to announce that Dr. Danielle Allen will be participating as a guest instructor for the workshop. Dr. Danielle Allen is the James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, and author of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship Since Brown v. Board of Education, Our Declaration, and other works related to questions of justice and citizenship.”

Our traveling workshop features studies and tours involving the Civil Rights Movement. By using physical history Freedoms Foundation provides teachers with a content rich, interactive and collaborative learning experience that they can take back to their classrooms:

This workshop features:


Martin Luther King
National Historic Site

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

Edmund Pettus Bridge

Brown Chapel AME Church

Dexter Avenue King
Memorial Church & Parsonage Museum

16th Street Baptist Church

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Memphis National Civil Rights
Museum (Lorraine Motel)

Lynching of John Carter

L.C. & Daisy Bates Museum

Pike-Fletcher-Terry House

Woolworth’s (Tupelo, Mississippi)

Little Rock Central High School

Martin Luther King Natl Historical Site

Edmund Pettus Bridge

Slave ship, Memphis National Civil Rights Museum

Teachers will also:



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