Leveraging the Freedom Fighters Documentary

Resource type: Grants

Granted to NAACP Mississippi State Conference

Goal

To support a multiplatform community engagement and advocacy campaign that leverages the documentary ‘Freedom Riders,’ a film about the hundreds of civil rights activists who challenged segregation in interstate transport in the American South during the spring and summer of 1961.

Grant Amount

$345,000

Year Awarded

2011

Term

35 Months

Related Resources

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Reconciliation & Human Rights

Foundation Center Themes:

Minority Rights

Foundation Center Approaches:

Film, Video & Radio, Public Engagement & Education