"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way."
To commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. our campus will proudly be hosting a week of programs and events dedicated to honoring the memory of this great American Icon. One of our biggest and most cherished campus traditions is the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Day of Service, celebrating its 24th year.
Volunteers from across campus and the surrounding community will come together on Monday, January 16, to lend a helping hand and inspire long lasting and positive change throughout the Metro Detroit area.
Volunteers will be dispersed throughout the metropolitan Detroit area to support local community agencies in fulfilling their valuable missions.
Dr. King is best remembered as an African American minister whose strong hope for social change never swerved his belief in nonviolence. During the American Civil Rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, King encouraged nonviolent methods to protest segregation such as boycotts of the city buses that gave preferential treatment to whites, sit-ins at lunch counters that refused to serve African Americans and mass rallies to draw attention to the civil rights cause.