Registration is now OPEN for the MLK, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 18, 2016.
There are opportunities to LEARN, SERVE and CELEBRATE as a campus community. Register below by January 13.
This year's book is Illegal: Reflection of an Undocumented Immigrant by José Ángel N. "Illegal," is an anonymously written memoir of an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who rises from Chicago restaurant worker to white-collar professional, only to be forced underground when his status becomse a legal issue. It should stimulate a valuable discussion of the parodoxes and complexities of our contemporary immigration system. Registration is required and has already closed. 10 am - noon. Esch Hurvis, Warch Campus Center.
OFF Campus: Join the Volunteer Center and the Conservatory of the Music as it travels to several nonprofit organizations in the Appleton Area. Activities include brightening the gymnasium at Edison Elementary by painting a mural, sorting items at Bethesda Thrift Shop, making someone’s day by playing games with the elderly, and exposing k-6 grade students to the arts. 1- 5/5:30 pm. Meet in Esch Hurvis, Warch Campus Center.
ON Campus: Join LU student organizations with hands-on volunteer activities such as baking cookies to donate, crafting bracelets for the residents of Brewster Village, and joining Greenfire to make hats, scarves, and mittens from old blankets. Each activity will enable students to volunteer right on campus while learning about future ways to get involved with LU organizations. 1-4:00 pm. Throughout campus.
Witness the legendary Civil Rights leader, Dr. Angela Davis, speak at the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The celebration will also include readings from local student winning essays, the presentation of JLM MLK Community Leader and Educator Awards, and a performance by gospel singers of Lawrence University. 6:30pm. Memorial Chapel.