Jewish Community Relations Councilof San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties


MLK Day of Service Events 2022

January 4, 2022
Posted by: JCRC Staff

Looking to commit yourself to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Despite the pandemic, many groups are still finding ways to spend his birthday engaging in tikkun olam, in person or virtually, in service and solidarity alonside our diverse local communities.

The following MLK Day of Service events will be held around the Bay Area.

Monday, January 17, 2022

East Bay

Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service 2022 by Higher Ground Neighborhood Development Corp., Oakland, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Passion and Perseverance: A MLK Day Celebration by Urban Tilth, North Richmond, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

11th Annual Berkeley 2022 MLK Breakfast, Virtual, 9:00 a.m-10:30 a.m.

North Bay

MLK Jr. Day of Service Creek Cleanup by Sonoma Ecology Center, Nathanson Creek Preserve, Sonoma, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Marin County, Meet at the end of Garden Ave., San Rafael, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


10th Annual MLK Jr. Multifaith Day of Service by Peninsula Multifaith Coalition, Mutiple Peninsula Sites, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

MLK Jr. Day of Service and Celebration/Mitzvah Day 2022 by Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Jessica Lynn Saal Town Square, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

MLK Jr. Day of Service by Peninsula Jewish Community Center, Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

San Francisco

35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Pulpit Exchange & Tu B’Shevat Weekend by Congregation Emanu-El, January 14–17, various times

MLK Day March by the San Francisco Black & Jewish Unity Coalition, start near Caltrain Station at 4th and Townsend, starts at 10:45 a.m.

Free Familiy Day at the Museum of the African Diaspora, SF, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

12th Annual MLK Music Fesitval, Yerba Buena Gardens, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Various Locations

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