On April 26, EJI will open the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration in Montgomery, Alabama. To commemorate this event, EJI will host two days of talks and conversation at the Peace and Justice Summit and Opening Ceremony.
EJI Peace and Justice Summit
The Peace and Justice Summit will present an exciting array of national leaders and advocates, including Michelle Alexander, Sherrilyn Ifill, Gloria Steinem, Marian Wright Edelman, Rev. William Barber, Ava DuVernay, Elizabeth Alexander, Vice President Al Gore, The Roots, Janet Mock, and many others. Sessions will run all day on Thursday, April 26, and Friday, April 27, at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center.
A $25 Summit pass provides access to multiple talks and is now available for purchase here.
The Opening Ceremony on Thursday, April 26, will feature musical performances and remarks from national leaders, including Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bebe Winans, and John Lewis. The event will be held at the Montgomery Convention Center. Tickets are now available for $10.
On Friday night, April 27, EJI will host a concert at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Amphitheater with world renowned artists. The concert line-up and tickets will be available soon.
We hope you will join us for this momentous occasion in Alabama. And don’t forget to reserve your entry tickets to visit the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum!