What We Do

Civil Rights are not in the past for the National Park Service. We are active participants in exploring the stories of civil rights by hosting events, engaging communities, conducting research and preserving important places across the nation.

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Civil Rights- related ranger talks, workshops, special celebrations, commemorations and more!

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Preserving Places

The National Park Service preserves places related to civil rights in national parks and in local communities around the country.

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Give Grants

The National Park Service provide grants to local communities to protect civil right history.

Last updated: December 13, 2018

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