The American Journey

Learn About History, Politics & Activism

The American Journey is dedicated to developing your political voice by taking you on the Journey of a lifetime! On the road, you will become empowered to get involved politically and socially to change the world.

Civil Rights Journeys

Etgar 36 Founder & Director Billy Planer gave an ELI talk (think TED but Jewish based) on the importance of speaking to those we disagree and how to do it. The core of what The American Journey is all about!

17+

Years of experience running group trips

550+

Teen alumni of our summer journey

100+

Schools & organizations that have taken a trip with The American Journey

23,000+

Past participants on one of The American Journey's Civil Rights trips