Events / Black Belt Bus Tour in Lowndes County

Black Belt Bus Tour in Lowndes County

March 6, 2020
7:15 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for Black Belt Friday as we travel to visit GEAR UP Alabama students at in Lowndes County! Travel with students, friends, and colleagues from UAB on this unique mentoring opportunity led by GEAR UP Alabama and the Atlanta based non-profit, “Let Us Make Man.” This bus trip will include a brief history lesson about Lowndes County and the Black Belt Region, and critical dialogue about the work of GUA to significantly increase the number of students from high-poverty backgrounds who attend and succeed in postsecondary college and career opportunities. Once at the school, we will host a brief assembly before breaking into small groups with the students to discuss college and career readiness. Lunch and snacks will be provided.


For more information, please contact Miss Ashton Ray ( We can’t wait to see you on the bus!