MLK Day of Service

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy
at the University of Washington...

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service has been celebrated at the University of Washington, in collaboration with the United Way of King County, for over ten years. Learn more about this legacy of service... view interviews with past MLK Day of Service participants, find links to helpful resources and biographies, watch a video recording of the "I Have a Dream" speech, check-out photos from past MLK Day of Service projects around King County, read news stories about past Day of Service events, and more.

To get involved in upcoming MLK Day of Service activities, visit the UW Carlson Center website:

----- Honor the dream. Be great. Volunteer.-----

MLK Day of Service at the University of Washington...
Hear from UW students, staff, and faculty who made a commitment to serve in 2011.

News Segments written about the MLK Day of Service:

"Following in the footsteps of a dream:
Students, staff, alumni lend a hand for Martin Luther King Jr"
by Evelyne Kolker
(*Be sure to check out the video feature of the event posted in the top right of the article).

"Martin Luther King's Controversial Visit to Seattle:
Rev. Samuel B. McKinney Tells the Story"

*Includes a lesson plan for teaching about Dr. King's visit to Seattle and
links to several Video Oral Histories.

"Martin Luther King, Jr., And The Labor Movement":
An interview on KUOW (NPR Radio) with Michael Honey, professor at UW-Tacoma,
about his collection of Dr. King's speeches related to the labor movement.

New book on Martin Luther King Jr. and economic rights: "All Labor Has Dignity"
a story from UW News and Information about the book by Michael K. Honey.


View Photos
from the January 18, 2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service:

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Learn more....

MLK Legacy of Service - 25th Anniversary from MLK Day on Vimeo.


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