Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Martin Luther King Jr., in black and white, delivering a speech from the podium.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a revolutionary. His public disapproval rating was nearly 75% when he was assassinated in 1968.

Today he is rightly, widely revered. His achievements and courage inspire activists and millions of believers that one day all people will enjoy equal rights.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Dr. King said in a 1957 sermon.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is on Monday, January 17th. On this day, we celebrate and honor MLK’s life by volunteering.

As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and National Mentoring Month, consider honoring your own mentors by becoming one today. (Learn about Dr. King’s own mentors here.)

There are myriad other ways to get involved on MLK Day of Service! Check out these opportunities from our Hub ONE partners:

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER KALAMAZOO

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kalamazoo has some great opportunities to impact the life of local youth with their after school programs and community events. You can find the list here, or reach out to Alison Koch, Community Engagement Coordinator, at alisonk@bgckzoo.org

PREVENTION WORKS

Prevention Works “develop[s] and implement[s] programs that address substance use prevention, violence prevention, social emotional development, family life skills, parenting and adolescent health.” They are always looking for extra hands to help! Sign up here.

URBAN ALLIANCE

Urban Alliance “build[s] meaningful relationships and connections with the area’s marginalized community members.” There is always a need to be met! Sign up today here.

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