Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said,

“Life’s most urgent question is: what are you doing for others?”

Each year, the University of Washington and United Way of King County work together to organize students and community members throughout Seattle to join people across the country in an effort to answer that question with service.

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 We are currently recruiting for Project Leaders!  Project leaders are in charge of selecting a service site and recruiting volunteers to participate in their project.

Schedule of Events

Event Kick-off!

  • 8am-9am
  • Ethic Cultural Center
  • There, participants will be able to connect with fellow volunteers and community partners over morning refreshments and learn more about the legacy of service Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has inspired.
  • Key note speaker: TBD

Projects Begin

  • 9am-10am
  • Student, faculty, staff, and community partners will set out to volunteer all over the greater Seattle area. Projects range from planting trees  to marching for social justice.

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This event is a part of the President’s United We Serve initiative which, calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.


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