January 19, 2019
January 20, 2019

January 21, 2019

  • 297 Hoyt St 
  • Athens, GA


This day allows people across the United States to honor the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. through service. 

MLK Day of Service
In 1994, Congress made the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday an official day of service. 
Athens, Georgia is one of the thousands of cities across the United States that decided to make this 
"A Day On and Not a Day Off."

Join us to celebrate Dr. King's legacy at the 2019 Athens Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21.

Kick-Off Celebration
Location: Cedar Shoals High School
Celest Ngeve will be the Kick-Off's Celebration Speaker.

MLK Day of Service registration is underway at https://www.givepulse.com/group/118913-Athens-MLK-Day-of-Service

Site Application
Site applications are no longer being accepted for the MLK Day of Service 2019

2019 University of Georgia "Freedom Breakfast"
Friday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Grand Hall at the UGA Tate Center
Learn more about the Freedom Breakfast

"Visions of MLK Art Exhibition and Saturday Celebration" at Lyndon House Arts Center
The Lyndon House Arts Center welcomes the community for exhibitions and Saturday Celebration honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 19.

Sponsorship Form
Please consider being a 2019 MLK Day of Service sponsor.  Please review the sponsorship form.

The Athens Land Trust is serving as the fiscal agent for the Athens-wide MLK Day of Service. Your tax deductible donation will help support the kick-off event, and the MLK Day of Service as a whole.  Please donate today! 

Ecumenical Service 
Sunday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Location:  Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Co-sponsored by the Athens Area Human Relations Commission and the Interfaith Clergy Partnership of Greater Athens

MLK Day Parade and Music Fest
Location:   Monday, January 21 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. in downtown Athens.
Learn more about the MLK Day Parade and Music Fest

Saturday, January 19, 2019


Lay Park
297 Hoyt St
Athens, GA 30601
Athens Clarke

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