Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and community partners are encouraged to volunteer virtually for the 2021 Virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day of Service). Virtually volunteer between Thursday, January 15 to Monday, January 18, 2021. Engage in one of the listed virtual volunteer projects below to commemorate the civil rights legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebrate the 26th anniversary of this national day of service by treating it as a "day on and not a day off".
Video provided by AmeriCorps MLK Day of Service.
This year we are collaborating with the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) to promote the National Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. By hosting the Cal State San Marcos Virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event on the PIC page, we will provide opportunities for service to anyone searching for San Diego based opportunities. Visit out Event Page.
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, opt for a "Day On not a Day Off" by committing to serve at least one (1) hour or more to one of the following opportunities. No matter the time frame, we appreciate your willingness to serve community from home!
Disclaimer: Cal State San Marcos and the Day of Service Committee does not encourage in-person, direct-service volunteering. If you choose to on your own will, do so by following the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and your local Health Department.
Monday, January 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today. Enjoy these vibrant programs and activities for all ages.
RSVP to Virtually Participate HERE.
Engage in this virtual reality experience to hear and "witness" some of Dr. King's historical speeches reimagined in the digital space.
Scholars and researchers at North Carolina State University produced a virtual reality experience of King's "Fill Up the Jails" speech and more. This Day of Service take time to experience the Virtual Martin Luther King, Jr. Project.
If you have suggestions for a virtual opportunity projects or or would like more information about this event, contact the department of Civic Engagement at CivicEngagement@csusm.edu.