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Afternoons of Service

During the 1950s and ’60s, Martin Luther King Jr. recognized the power of service to strengthen communities and achieve common goals. The “afternoon of service” builds on that legacy.

Martin Luther King Jr. Afternoon of Community Service

Afternoon of Service 2018

Friday, January 25
12:15 or 1:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Students volunteering
We think Martin Luther King Jr. Day should be a day on, not a day off. Our goal is to bring people of various ages and backgrounds together to move our local community and nation closer to the “beloved community” that King envisioned.

Each January we join the national commemoration of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by hosting an MLK Afternoon of Service.

Our students and staff have served at various community sites in Hamilton, Madison, Clinton, and Utica. For those who have time constraints and are unable to serve off campus, we also host on-campus service opportunities. We've had as many as 135 total volunteers participating in 15 projects, combining for 431 total service hours.