Honoring MLK Day: A Day ON for Service

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr Day

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve…. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

Join us in celebrating MLK Jr. Day by participating in activities that address barriers to health equity in our communities. Share any additional service opportunities with us at UIHDiversity@uic.edu. We'll add them to this list.


Martin Luther King Day of Service
January 15th, 2024
9 am - 12 pm
Recreation Center of Highland Park
1207 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL


MLK Day of Service
January 15th, 2024
10 am - 1 pm
Forest Preserves of Cook County
Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion
S Western Ave & W 87th St
Chicago, IL 60620
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service. Join us for an afternoon of litter clean-up, crafts, and cocoa! For groups of 10 or more, register by emailing Kelvin.Boyd@cookcountyil.gov

UIC MLK Day of Service
January 15th, 2024
9 am - 1 pm
UIC Student Leadership and Civic Engagement
Student Center East
Register for UIC MLK Day Here

2024 MLK Day of Service
January 15th, 2024
10 am - 12 pm
Heather Hill Elementary School
1439 Lawrence Crescent
Flossmoor, IL 60422
Join us as we make lunches for South Suburban PADS and tie blankets for Project Kennedy!


MLK Day Exhibit Experience
January 15th, 2024
2 pm - 4 pm
UIC North Lawndale Neighborhood Center
1558 S Hamlin Ave
Chicago, IL 606023

Family Event- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 15th, 2024
10 am - 3 pm
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614
Reserve Free Tickets

Been to the MountainTop: Dr. King and the Present and Future of Our World featuring Kevin Powell
January 13th, 2024
2 pm
The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center
740 East 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637