Nobis World is sponsoring “Savannah: Race, Power and Preservation of African-American History and Gullah-Geechee Culture,” a five-day program in Savannah, Georgia, July 28-Aug. 1. This professional development opportunity is open to teachers of all grades.

Explore the preservation of African-American and Gullah-Geechee history and culture in historic Savannah and Georgia’s coastal islands. Through a service-learning project and cultural immersion, learn how different museums and heritage organizations preserve the history of African-Americans in the Lowcountry. Leave with the tools, knowledge and confidence to engage your students in social-justice thinking as well as globally focused, service-learning projects.

The cost for this program is $1,250, which includes shared accommodations, all meals, excursions, and activity fees. Additional costs include airfare/travel to Savannah. Contact Christen Clougherty at 912-403-4113 or or visit for more information. The registration deadline is Feb. 1.

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