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Background Content, Resources, Budget, and Vendors | Peace & Justice Trip

Background Content and Resources

In the weeks leading up to our trip, we curated a number of articles, videos, and other materials to help us better understand and appreciate the context of our trip – background on Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI); information about the founding of the Memorial for Peace & Justice; historical information about slavery and racial terror the South; personal stories about the legacy and the generational impact of lynching; and more.

These resources were sent to our guests via email on a weekly basis leading up to our departure, with a final message that included a compilation of all of these messages. We invite you to consider something similar to help your guests prepare and set intentions for this profound experience.

Budget Estimate and Recommended Vendors

The average cost per person for our trip was $2,000.00. The cost is all-inclusive: round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, meals, museum tickets, compensation for local community members, and meeting venues. Following are some vendors we used that we would recommend.

Ground Transportation

Restaurants (all in Montgomery unless noted)

Meeting Venues

  • Kress on Dexter
  • Meeting Space near the National Memorial (opening Spring 2019)

Community Contacts