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MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service 2024

On Monday, Jan. 15, the Bonner Office of Civic Engagement invites the Spelman College community to join activities in the Westside community to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Students, alumnae, faculty and staff are invited to register for the following activities:

Transportation will be provided for the following off campus activities.

  • Westside Trail Cleanup (Washington Park) - Meet in Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. parking lot at 8:30 a.m.
  • Beloved Community Service Project (King Center) - Meet in Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. parking lot at 10:30 a.m.

Attire: Please wear a Spelman College t-shirt or sweatshirt and dress appropriate for the weather. For the Westside Trail Cleanup (Washington Park), please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that you can get dirty.
Water: You are encouraged to bring a reusable bottle-filtered water fountains will be available.

Community Service Projects

Westside Trail Cleanup (Washington Park)
9 a.m. - Noon
102 Ollie Street
NW Atlanta, Georgia 30349

MLK Day of Service: Beloved Community Service Project at The King Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
449 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30312

Washington ParkVolunteer Activity 
Volunteers will help with the cleanup and beautification of Washington Park. This volunteer activity is in partnership with Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Atlanta Colleges and Universities. 
MLK Center LogoVolunteer Activity
Volunteers will assist with sorting and assembling care kits from their donation drive. 

Additional Volunteer Opportunities

Here are additional ways to get involved on the MLK Day holiday.
Transportation will not be provided by the Bonner Office to these sites.


Contact Us

Bonner Office of Civic Engagement
350 Spelman Lane S.W.
Box 1543
Atlanta, GA 30314

Campus Location
Manley Student Center, Upper Level

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