16 2017

MLK Youth Day of Service (JFM)

8:30AM - 3:00PM  

Discovery Building 330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, WI

8:30 am - 12:00 pm: Breakfast, STEAM Exploration Stations, Social Justice Workshops
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch & Featured Speaker
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Community Service Projects

Dr. King once said, “Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?” Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities. The MLK Youth Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems. In Madison, 300 middle and high school students are expected at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery where they will learn how science and service can intersect. The event is open to any Dane County middle or high school students and there is no cost to participate. However, registration is limited.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Madison and is one in series of events hosted by the King Coalition to commemorate the King Holiday.

The King Coalition was established in the fall of 1985 as a community group to plan the official City of Madison and Dane County observances of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. The Coalition brings people from all walks of life together in the spirit of true brotherhood and sisterhood to commemorate the life and accomplishments of this renowned leader of the civil rights movement. King Coalition events encourage the people of Dane County to reaffirm their commitment to building a just community out of our racial, religious and economic diversity.

This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Madison