A group of African-American women smiling in the front of a crowd. The crowd behing is holding signs featuring images or Martin Luther King Jr.

Service and Learning Opportunities for MLK Day 2021

Though events and service work may be different this year, there are still many ways to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 18th. There are ways to engage and give back virtually or in-person safely by wearing a mask and keeping a distance of at least six feet from others. Learn more about what’s going on in the community and commit to an act of service or learning this MLK Day.


Learn more about events and learning opportunities across the county here.

  • John Lewis Good Trouble | Jan 21 at 5 PM EST – Jan 24 at 12 AM EST Learn more about and register for John Lewis Good Trouble(External link opens in a new tab)
  • Good Trouble Panel Discussion | Saturday, January 23 at 2 PM EST
    Learn more about and register for Good Trouble Panel Discussion (External link opens in a new tab)


Commit to your community through volunteer work. The following events and services help connect volunteers to local organizations looking for helpers.

  • United Way’s Genesee Serves
    Learn more about Genesee Serves – (External link opens in a new tab)

You can also reach out to organizations and groups you feel passionate about to see what they need and how you can support them through time, talents, or treasures.

Is there a community event or service opportunity missing? Send a note to tdn@disnetwork.org so we can add it!