• Male Scholar's Program

    The goal of the C.T. Vivian Leadership Institute Male Scholars Program ("Male Scholars") is to match male student intellect with specific learning methods intended to stimulate high-level thought
  • Our Program Differs

    The Male Scholars' Program have been very careful not to refer to our program as a traditional "mentoring" program

Welcome To C. T. Vivian Leadership Institute

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today's Global Human Rights Movements. Our purpose is to create a safe space for visitors to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they leave inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights in their communities.

The Center was first imagined by civil rights legends Evelyn Lowery and former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young and was launched by former Mayor Shirley Franklin. The effort gained broad-based corporate and community support to become one of the few places in the world educating visitors on the bridge between the American Civil Rights Movement and contemporary Human Rights Movements around the world.

Established in 2007, The Center's groundbreaking 43,000-square-foot facility is located on Pemberton Place, adjacent to the World of Coca-Cola and the Georgia.

Our Affiliates

  • The REACH Complex

    Rivers Entertainment & Arts Center for Harmony (REACH) is located in Atlanta, Georgia, the music and entertainment capital of the Southeast. The REACH Complex provides entertainment education, training and production services to industry professionals and Metro Atlanta's diverse and disadvantaged youth.
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Upcoming Events

  • Save the Date

    Annual Salute to the Life & Legacy of Dr. C.T. Vivian

    JULY 23, 2021 @ 6pm
  • Youth Scholars

    Due to Covid-19 and our efforts to practice Physical Distancing, The Male Scholars Program will meet via Zoom until further notice.

    Please visit and follow us @MaleScholarsProgram on Facebook to keep up to date and join our conversations.

  • Happy Birthday Dr. Vivian

    Dr. Vivian Celebrates his 95th Birthday

    JULY 30