An Uplifting Experience in Alabama

March 22, 2012
Karina Lopez Uniting America AmeriCorps Fellow

I want to share my great experience in Alabama. I was so moved to see a lot of people united from different races, states and countries to commemorate this great march that happened so many years ago. I loved that I got to meet people like Mauricio, who is a community organizer in Alabama. He was so happy to see us marching especially because we came from so far away. I got to meet two lovely kids from Chicago they are the sweetest kids. Seeing the kids with so much energy and excitement kept me motivated. It was quite the experience to see children marching alongside thousands of adults, senior citizens, and college age youth. This was truly an event that showed how diverse our country's population is and it was a wonderful sight to see.