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332-34 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta 3, Georgia - Telephone 524-1378

*Martin Luther King, Jr.

*Ralph Abernathy

*Wyatt Tee Walker
Executive Director

Gould Maynard
Director, Public Relations


Mrs. Septima P. Clark
Supervisor of Teacher Training

Mrs. Dorothy F. Cotton
Educational Consultant

*Andrew J. Young

Mrs. Benita Packer


J.H. O'Dell, Staff Consultant

*Harry Blake, Louisiana
*James Bevel, Mississippi
Herbert Coulton, Virginia
Bernard Lee, Student Liaison
J.H. Calhoun, Georgia
*Fred Bennette, Georgia

The Citizenship Education Program is conducted in cooperation with the American Missionary Association Division of the Congregational-Christian Churches.


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   One of the basic weapons in the fight against prejudice and loss of human rights is education. The fine edge on that weapon is understanding. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Citizenship program is designed to acquaint citizens with the way in which our government is run and to help them meet voting requirements. It is devoted to helping adults help themselves by learning how to solve their community problems. Reading and writing skills are invaluable in such a program. The Citizenship School is so organized that those who lack these skills may acquire them. It is in these ways that we strive to improve the lot of all citizens and extend the boundaries of democracy and full freedom for all.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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[[caption]] Dr. King and S.C.L.C. Vice-President, Dr. C.O. Simpkins, confer with Attorney General Kennedy on voting problems in the Deep South.


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