MLK Day of Service, Commemorative Service & Sunday Supper

MLK DAY OF SERVICE IMAGESince 1994, organizations across the nation have participated in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Each year on the first Monday in January, we have a “day on, not a day off,” and partner with programs and community organizations in Atlanta to move closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community.”

Limited spaces for Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff are available for participation in the 2019 MLK Day of Service, which we be held on Monday, January 21, 2019 from 7:30am-1:00pm at the following sites (click to RSVP):

West Atlanta Watershed Alliance – Trail and community garden clean up
Trees Atlanta – Planting new trees at Brook Run Park
Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve (reserved for Stamps President’s Scholars) – Trail maintenance

Check-in and breakfast will be served at the Student Center Ballroom beginning at 7:30am and buses will leave for their respective sites at 8:00am. Contact Brittny James at with any questions or concerns about this year’s service program.

 MLK Annual Commemorative Service
Monday, January 21, 2019 (7:45am-3:00pm)
Ebenezer Baptist Church

Sponsored by The King Center, this annual church service is an ecumenical endeavor, engaging members of various religious traditions and state, national, and international governments. This year, The King Center has reserved several spaces specifically for members of the Georgia Tech community through the MLK Day of Service program. Contact Marcus Williams at with any questions about this opportunity.

MLK "Sunday" Supper:  A Community Meal and Conversation
Thursday, January 24, 2019 (6:00-8:00pm)
Bill Moore Student Success Center

As we honor Dr. King's life and legacy, it is important to take time to celebrate and reflect together as a community.  The MLK "Sunday" Supper invites the Georgia Tech community to come together over a meal and engage in meaningful dialogue about the 2019 MLK Celebration events and specifically around this year's theme, “Our Shared Future:  Changing the World Together.”

Registration is now live - sign up today!
Questions? Contact Sirocus Barnes at for more information.

Visit Georgia Tech's Office of Institute Diversity for a full calendar of events celebrating Dr. King’s vision.