Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Community Service
Community ESL Training
UMM Community Engagement
Volunteering · by UMM Community Engagement
Monday, January 19
at 1:00pm - 5:30pm
3 days ago
Faith Lutheran Church Elca
108 W 8th St, Morris, Minnesota 56267
The Offices of Community Engagement and Equity, Diversity, and Intercultural Programs at the University of Minnesota, Morris invite members of the campus and greater community to participate in the sixth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day of Service on Monday, January 19. This day marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday and serves as an opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through community service.
The day includes pre-service discussion, service at sites throughout the community, a short program, and a free community meal. Projects include working with elders, outdoor work, sorting donations, assisting local non-profit organizations, and more. Parking at Faith Lutheran Church and transportation between service sites will be provided. Both the program and meal are free and open to the public.
All volunteers interested in participating in the MLK Day of Service will be welcomed, although pre-registration is highly recommended. Please go to this site to register. https://docs.google.com/a/morris.umn.edu/forms/d/1k8Mr9eV5-6TMG9e14EQZvGPyt96mZJ9G4bTP6KLrPV8/viewform?edit_requested=true
The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President’s national call to service initiative, which calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to pressing national problems. The program is supported by the UMM Offices of Equity, Diversity and Intercultural Programs, Community Engagement, the Black Student Union, and community partners.
Schedule of Events
Registration, Faith Lutheran Church (108 West 8th Street, Morris, MN 56267)
Welcome and Orientation
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Service Projects, Morris community
(transportation to service sites and back are provided for free)
Sky View Plaza
Sky View Court
Short Program, Faith Lutheran Church
Community Meal, Faith Lutheran Church
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