The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King. To honor Dr. King, please consider volunteer opportunities to be of service in your local community. We encourage you to mark Jan. 18, 2021 in your calendars as "a day on, not a day off" to expand your knowledge base on Black studies and donate your time and/or resources. We hope you will find inspiration in the resources below.
Local Bay Area Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteer directly with the following organizations:
Or search for additional Bay Area opportunities:
National Volunteer Opportunities:
You can also find volunteer opportunities and through Stanford University's Cardinal at Work for local Bay Area and national organizations supporting racial justice see this list from the Bay Area Council. Additionally, The Richmond Neighborhood Center has a list of how to support black communities through activism, volunteering with youth programs and education, or direct and legal services.
*We do not endorse any of these references. This list is provided as a service only and is not exhaustive, but a sample of resources to encourage volunteering.