For children and young adults the systemic behaviors are not as immediately visible as they were in the 60’s. The Civil Rights Tour provides an opportunity for people of all ages and races to remember and to feel what it took to bring about the civil rights we enjoy today and viscerally understand the reason we must fight to retain and expand these rights.
Millenium Civil Rights Tour
Growing every year, we have added two tours to accommodate the demand.
8 days - 7 nights - June 10th - June 17, 2019
5 days - 4 nights June 10th - June 15, 2019
Each tour will be conducted by Dr. Karen McCord, recently retired professor of Psychology, Social Science, and Ethnic Studies at Solano Community College. Dr. McCord has chosen to apply more of her time, experience and passion for sharing knowledge through the Millennium Civil Rights Tours.
She was voted “Teacher of The Year” at Solano College in 2007. In 2012 she received the Martin Luther King, Jr “Living The Dream Award” and also received an Award from AKA Sorority for Community Service. In 2015 she received the Tri Cities NAACP Award for “Excellence in Education”.
Teacher, consultant, author and parent, Dr. McCord has been active in the civil rights movement for decades. 12 years in the field of Human Services as a Social Worker and Counselor has provided a solid foundation for understanding the needs of an under-served community.
Recognizing the need to address existing civil rights issues, Dr. McCord co-authored a Cultural Competency Curriculum for Judges and Juvenile Justice Professionals, seeking to ensure equitable outcomes through the criminal justice system. She is the developer of the Peace Ambassador Program, African American Male Trailblazers Program, Violence Intervention Program (VIP) and several courses at Solano Community College.
The Civil Rights Era is NOW!
The Millennium Civil Rights Tour understands how history, accurately presented, can help to positively define the future for all of America's children and we should not limit our understanding of history to text books and Wikipedia references.