Tulsi Gabbard Embarks on Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama

March 3rd, 2019

For Immediate Release

SELMA, ALABAMA—Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii congresswoman and presidential candidate, participated in the 2019 Congressional Pilgrimage to Alabama this weekend, hosted by The Faith and Politics Institute to find “Hope in History” on the hallowed ground of the Civil Rights Movement. The annual experience has been underway since 1998 to inspire and live out the virtues of conscience, courage, compassion, and commitment called for in the philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and exemplified in the valor of the Movement’s foot soldiers.

Video of Tulsi Gabbard’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage visits is available here for download.

The photos below and more from Tulsi Gabbard’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage visits are available here for download.

Friday, March 1st Pilgrimage Visits

  • 16th Street Baptist Church
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • Legacy Museum
  • National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Saturday, March 2nd Pilgrimage Visits

  • Crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL
  • Selma Interpretive Center
  • Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
  • Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
  • Rosa Parks Museum
  • Reflections on History at Alabama Capitol
  • Alabama Archives

Sunday, March 3rd Pilgrimage Visits

  • First Baptist Church Montgomery Morning Service
  • Rosa Parks Bus Site Visit
  • BTW Magnet High School Jazz Performance at The Kress Building

About The Faith & Politics Institute
The Faith & Politics Institute advances democracy by creating experiences that bring political leaders together across divides through congressional pilgrimages, forums, and small group dialogues.
Founded in 1991, The Faith & Politics Institute has inspired hundreds of members of Congress, senior congressional staff, U.S. Presidents, cabinet members, and international diplomats in their public service by cultivating mutual respect, moral reflection, increased understanding, and honest conversation among political leaders to advance productive discourse and constructive collaboration.

Disclaimer: Use of photos and videos taken during the pilgrimage organized by The Faith & Politics Institute (FPI) does not suggest approval or endorsement by FPI.