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Dedicate your Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend to meaningful service! In observance of a special d...

MLK Day Service Opportunities

January 12th, 2018

Dedicate your Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend to meaningful service! In observance of a special day honoring one of the most influential figures of U.S. History, we encourage everyone to follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr. Instead of a day off, make it  a “day on” by participating in service opportunities that share the goal of improving our communities.

Restoration of Lincoln High – L.A. Works
3501 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90031 |  (323) 224-6510
This MLK Day, help L.A. Works restore and beautify Lincoln High, an institution that was one of the five schools in L.A.that spearheaded a movement to stop discrimination against Mexican-American youth in public schools during the era of MLK’s activism. Lincoln High is also home to some of the most vulnerable beneficiaries of the DREAM Act.

Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service 2018 – City of West Hollywood
970 N. Hammond Street, West Hollywood, CA 90069 | (323) 848-6885
The 2018 City of West Hollywood Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event will take place on Saturday, January 13 from 9am – 3pm at West Hollywood Elementary School. Volunteers are needed to help perform various landscaping, clean-up, and painting. Registration is required.

Prep Healthy Meals for MLK  Day – L.A. Kitchen
230 W Ave 26 Los Angeles, CA 90031
L.A. Kitchen believes that neither food nor people should ever go to waste. This special MLK Day, get to work alongside L.A. Kitchen chefs, kitchen staff, and alumni or students help to transform donated produce from local farmers and wholesale companies into wholesome healthy meals for LA’s aging, low­ income, and homeless populations.

MLK Day of Service – Alta Vicente
31290 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Help the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy celebrate their MLK Day of Service from 9 am to 12 pm at Alta Vicente Reserve. Volunteers will remove invasive weeds – which degrade important wildlife habitat – and replace them with native, drought tolerant plants. All registered volunteers will be working outdoors, so please take closed-toed shoes, sun protection, water, and snacks.

Long Beach MLK 2018 Day of Service – Leadership Long Beach
6498 Atlantic Ave Long Beach CA 90805 | (562) 997-9194
Join Leadership Long Beach, the Port of Long Beach, the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia, the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and other community and city organizations in making Monday a “day on.” They will hold over nine volunteer opportunities for the community to participate in, ranging from outdoor beautification projects to reading opportunities with children.

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