26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Walk-A-Thon

Stratton Center at Bordwell Park 2008 Martin Luther King Blvd., Riverside, CA

Martin Luther King Jr. Walk-A-Thon: "Walking for Peace and Justice" Join us on January 21st as we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! This year our theme is 'Walking for Peace and Justice'. Our 5K walk will start at Stratton Center and end at the RCC Digital Library with a stop at the […]


Al Boyd’s Men of Motown

Fox Performing Arts Center 3801 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA

Grooving on a Sunday Afternoon Fundraiser for the Inland Civil Rights Institute The climate for civil rights has become increasingly uncertain. In these times, it is critical for people to stand up for equal rights for all regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. The Civil Rights Institute of […]

$45 – $100

Community Groundbreaking

Mission Heritage Plaza 3933 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA

Join us for a community groundbreaking on October 22, 2020  The groundbreaking ceremony will start with a Peace Walk across Downtown Riverside’s Main Street Pedestrian Mall. The Peace Walk will start at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in front of Riverside City Hall. We will make stops to commemorate the Cesar Chavez Memorial, Dosan […]


GoFundMe – Refurbish Vandalized John Lewis Memorial

Less than a week after the groundbreaking of the Civil Rights Institute of Southern California, the massive mural in tribute to Congressman John Lewis' life was defaced. The mural was the first major project of the institute as it told John Lewis' life story and encouraged viewers to think about justice, voting AND all that Civil Rights leaders fought […]

Listening Session: Grand Opening Celebration


We want to hear from you! With our community's support, we are on track to open the doors of the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California -- and 72 units of affordable housing -- by Fall 2022. Before we open our doors, we need your help to envision our grand opening celebration. How should […]



The Box 3635 Market Street, Riverside, CA

Live Performance to Support the Mission of the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern Califorina Dreamscape Written and Directed by Rickerby Hinds This hip-hop theater play uses spoken word, beatboxing and dance to reimagine the night a 19-year old African American woman was shot by the police officers. Based on the story of Tyisha Miller. […]


Opening Ceremony

Mission Heritage Plaza 3933 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA

Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California Opening Ceremony Outdoor Live Entertainment Honoring Inland Empire Civil Rights History-Makers and Unsung Heroes Celebrating New Affordable Housing for 72 Families Opening Exhibit of 'Still I Rise: The Black IE Fight for Justice' Dedication of the Jose Medina Atrium Download Event Flyer Learn More and Register