Berkeley College Commemorates Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Volunteerism and Special Events

Thursday, January 12, 2023
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Senior Director, Communications and External Relations

Berkeley MLK King 

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Berkeley College will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with volunteerism opportunities and special events in January 2023. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 16, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is designated as a National Day of Service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. Click here to find a volunteer opportunity in your community through AmeriCorps. 

Virtual Understanding Homelessness Workshop
January 16, 2023
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Participants will join a simulation to better understand the challenges of homelessness and will create “You Matter” cards to be donated alongside hygiene kits to those in need. Click here to register for the workshop, hosted by Jersey Cares. 

“I Have a Dream” Inspirational Display
January 16 to 20, 2023
The Office of Student Development and Campus Life on each Berkeley College campus will display information and inspiration about Dr. King.

“I Have a Dream” Padlet
January 16 to 20, 2023
Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community at-large can share their thoughts on equality, respect, acceptance, and unity through the virtual Padlet platform. 

Advancing the Dream
January 17, 2022
4 to 5 p.m.
Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community at-large can share how they are advancing Dr. King’s vision of hope, peace, unity, and respect. Email for the Zoom link. 

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers Continuing Education programs to enhance career credentials.

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