Students, Staff to Join Community for MLK Day of Service Activities


by University of Mississippi, Our Mississippi Home

OXFORD, Miss. – Many University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff members, and community volunteers will spend their Jan. 16 cleaning, doing yardwork, packing literacy kits, composting, making dog toys and more as part of a university-led Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

The annual day of service provides volunteers from the campus and local community who donate their time and skills to improve life for Oxford and Lafayette County residents.

The UM Division of Diversity and Community Engagement will host a small-group immersive service experience from noon to 5 p.m. This event honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Event check-in and kickoff will be at the Jackson Avenue Center, where volunteers will be dispersed to various volunteer sites around…

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