The Seminar Experience

The Seminar program is about learning, experiencing, growing and engaging around issues that affect your community. Activities during a seminar include experiential exercises, small group discussions and opportunities to express what you've learned in various art forms.

Whether you are preparing a group for an upcoming seminar, just returning for a recent seminar or looking for ways to explore justice issues in your community, we want to make sure you have the tools to stay connected to the issues. The resources on this page can help you continue educating and engaging your group and the larger community.

  • Prepare a Group - Explore seminar topics and study resources
  • Find places to Eat, Sleep and Worship - A list of reccomended eateries, low-cost hotels and churches in the DC metro area.
  • Transporation options - A list of local airports, bus and trains stations and local metro.
  • Direct Service Opportunities - A list of volunteer organizations and tourism options.

Want to sign up for a seminar? Contact us to schedule a seminar. Once a date is confirmed, complete Online or Mail-in with a $100.

If you are preparing for an upcoming seminar: At least 6 weeks prior to your seminar, download and send in FORM II.pdf with specific information about your group.

Other General Resources

Free teaching materials, including classroom activities, a magazine, and entire curricula, are available at, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The Media that Matters Film Festival showcases short social justice-oriented films created by independent filmmakers. The films are diverse in style and topic, ranging from documentaries about health advocacy to animations about environmental justice, music videos about immigration reform, and everything in between. The films, as well as a step-by-step guide to hosting screenings and discussions, and suggested “next steps” for action, are available at

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Engage at Home

Stay connected to the issues with tools for discussion, education and engagement. Even if you can't make the trip to DC you can access experiential exercises to use with your group!