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MLK National Day of Service 2023
January 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join The Watershed Project and our restoration partner, West Coast Wild, in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service to the community. Urban Tilth, The Watershed Project, Groundwork Richmond, Pogo Park, and many other Richmond community organizations will be hosting a variety of service projects along the Richmond Greenway. There will also be fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, so we look forward to seeing you there!
The Watershed Project Locations and Activities (Registration Link Below):
Richmond Greenway @ 17th St.
Help tend and mulch our bioswale and habitat garden. Stop by our education table to learn about bioswales, and pollinator corridors.
Richmond Greenway @ 19th St.
Help tend the oak grove and by preparing the area and laying down mulch.
9:00am – 11:30pm Volunteer Projects @ Richmond Greenway
12:00pm – 1:00pm MLK Memorial and Celebration @ Unity Park
We will provide gloves, tools, snacks, and water. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, and bring your own reusable water bottle if possible. Parking is limited: we recommend parking on 20th St. near the Greenway and walking along it to 19th St.
To participate, all participants must sign a waiver. Children are welcome, but MUST be accompanied by an adult and those under 18 require a waiver signed by a legal guardian. Valid for Community Service hours. Heavy rain cancels, but we will be out there in the sun, fog, and light drizzle. If you have any questions, contact Pinkie Young: firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-730-1551.
Register for The Watershed Project’s Activities here: MLK Day Volunteer Sign Ups