MLK Unity Celebration - Live, Love & Serve in Burlington County

 

 

 

More MLK Celebration Events in Burlington County visit:  http://bit.ly/MLKBurlCo

Or See Below:

 

  • January 4, 2021 -- January 21, 2021 
Food Drive -  Mt Holly Rec w/ Mt Holly Twp Public Schools - Drop offs at various locations in Mt Holly - Brainerd, Folwell, Holbein

 

  • January 11, 2021 -- January 21, 2021

Unity Rocks! RVRHS.Creating decorative rocks to be spread throughout the county. Map out where the rocks are placed.
Resource:  https://www.keepinspiring.me/martin-luther-king-jr-quotes/

TBD Google map geo tag where you leave your rock.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WfVY4JiwG3Aa0RfIJ446KSwc2LGW_B7i/view

1. Get a rock (maybe 3-5 inches) and paint, color, or draw some sort of positive message! Think: UNITY, LOVE, PEACE - something along those lines.
2. Place the rock somewhere in Burlington County where someone else could find it!
3. Email jmartin@rvrhs.com the following when you have finished:
a. Your name. b. Name or Title of your rock. Email me anything you want to describe the message or symbolism of your rock.
c. The address or landmark where the rock is. d. A picture of you/your rock! : )

 

  • January 11, 2021 -- January 18, 2021 9:00 AM -- 5:00 PM

Masks for Medford Leas  - 8th Legislative Assembly Office - Mask Collection - 668 Main St Lumberton

 

  • January 16, 2021 -- January 19, 2021 -

MLK Video - Always Available - RVRHS Inspirational videos from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the people he has inspired. Online Virtual

 
 
  • January 18, 2021
RV Poetry Out Loud Club
Always Available
Rancocas Valley: Steve Burns, Stopek, Filauro
We are looking forward to an inspiring evening as students share their essays and volunteers share their experiences in our program.
1. Mr. Steven Burns reads “On the Pulse of Morning” by Maya Angelou.
https://youtu.be/hUjScM0XZ7E

2. Mrs. Jennifer Stopek reads “This Is Not a Small Voice” by Sonia Sanchez.
https://youtu.be/yRxY1Fmpa1E

3. Maggy Blackburn reads “Invitation to Love” by Paul Laurence Dunbar.
https://youtu.be/NvurBi6pq4Y

4. Emily Pierre reads “Black Girls Rising” by Renée Watson.
https://youtu.be/a9qQZCeaxVM

5. Olivia Morse reads “Skit: Sun Ra Welcomes the Fallen” by Ruth Ellen Kocher.
https://youtu.be/LX6khnsBhkE

6. Alexandra Sulock reads “Dream Variations” Langston Hughes.
https://youtu.be/nqBbJaYYxTA

7. Kiley Miller reads “Shafro” by Terrance Hayes
https://youtu.be/7hrCoXKawUw

 
 
  • January 18, 2021
9:00 AM -- 2:00 PM
Youth We Hear You
The New Jersey MLK Jr. Commemorative Commission
Through panels, workshops, and networking, the virtual conference will highlight the life and legacy of Dr. King in these challenging times, through sessions on “Justice Matters,” “Health Equity Matters, and “Dr. King’s Global Impact” with Consuls-General of India and Ghana, nations that Dr. King visited.
Virtual
https://hopin.com/events/njmlkyouth
 
 
  • January 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 1
5th Annual MLK Day Challenge Volunteer Center of Burlington County
Burlington County Library System - Main Branch - Westampton - Donations Collections Drop-off - Click Link for Details

 

  • January 18, 2021

11:00 AM
“Action Speaks Louder than Posts: Activate your Passion” Young Adult Panel on Activism
The Engage Church/Faith in Action/The O League

Event Description:  Join us as we convene young adults (ages 14-30) to inspire, inform, and instruct how to make a difference in their community.  By sharing the real world lessons of young change agents (Zaniya Lewis & Riccardo Dale) as well as tangible strategies and resources, young people will leave the session with motivation and direction to their next steps in activism.

Virtual Zoom
https://zoom.us/j/99868449242

 
  • January 18, 2021
11:00 AM -- 1:00 PM
MLK Day Open Mic
All are welcome, so feel free to forward the register link below to friends, family and co-workers
Virtual Zoom
https://zoom.us/j/99868449242
 
 
  • January 18, 2021
11:00 AM -- 3:00 PM
Black Expo
Creative Change Counseling
Highlight the events of the Africian American Culture /Collect Tolietries for the homeless
3111 Rt. 38 Unit 18 Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
 
  • January 18, 2021
3:00 PM -- 4:00 PM
Unconscious Bias Training - Mt Holly Rec
Virtual Zoom

https://zoom.us/j/97540497792?pwd=d2xsaUpCUjJ0Q0w3L2lQTXk2VXJJZz09
Meeting ID: 975 4049 7792      Passcode: 807673

 

  • January 18, 2021

3:00 PM -- 5:00 PM
MLK Day 2021: Live, Love, Serve
Willingboro Seventh-Day Adventist Church
This event pays tribute to Dr. King, acknowledges the heartfelt service of the first responders, firefighters, police officers, postal workers, and sanitation workers; with featured guest speakers sharing various volunteer opportunities. Congressman Andy Kim - (NJ-03); Mayor Tiffany Worthy - Willingboro; Pastor Mike Gill -NJ SDA Conference; Samantha Whitefield, NAACP,- Willingboro; Michael Pippin, Volunteer Center of Burlington County; Lisa Sherwin - Food Bank of South Jersey.

Virtual Zoom

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87102095223?pwd=RTNnU0NEMExIZlhxV25ja1d5WWRUZz09
Meeting ID: 871 0209 5223
Passcode: Adventist
 
 
  • January 19, 2021

Noon - 1:30 PMVirtual Volunteer Fair - Ages 18 and over
Volunteer Center of Burlington County
Meet representatives from a variety of organizations who will offer volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
Virtual Zoom
http://bit.ly/BurVolFair

 

If Your Organization/Group; School: Place of Worship: Business: and/or Municipality would like to join next year's MLK Unity Celebration - Live Love & Serve in Burlington County please email volcenter@hotmail.com