Serve

Contribute to the global effort and honor Dr. King’s legacy by participating in events listed below in the Global MLK Day calendar.

Or, promote your organization and recruit volunteers: Create and register your own community service event, or an entire program of events for citizen action.

Jan
4
Sat
Paris – Book Collection @ American Library in Paris
Jan 4 @ 10:00 – 19:00

During the American Library in Paris’ monthly used book sale, buy yourself a book and then buy another for Books for Africa.

Union of Overseas Voters volunteers will be on hand to collect your donations and inform you about registering to vote and requesting absentee ballots for the 2014 Congressional Elections.

Jan
5
Sun
Paris – Book Collection @ American Library in Paris
Jan 5 @ 13:00 – 19:00

During the American Library in Paris’ monthly used book sale, buy yourself a book and then buy another for Books for Africa.

Union of Overseas Voters volunteers will be on hand to collect your donations and inform you about registering to vote and requesting absentee ballots for the 2014 Congressional Elections.

Jan
12
Sun
Paris – Book Collection @ Shakespeare & Co. Bookshop
Jan 12 @ 14:00 – 18:00

Stop by Shakespeare & Co. bookshop and buy yourself a book and then buy another—even a used book—for Books for Africa. Or drop off your used books for this great cause.

Union of Overseas Voters volunteers will be on hand to collect your donations and inform you about registering to vote and requesting absentee ballots for the 2014 Congressional Elections.

Jan
29
Wed
Paris – Reception to Celebrate Global MLK Day @ Fondation des États-Unis
Jan 29 @ 18:30 – 21:00

A reception to celebrate the first Global MLK Day, featuring speakers Pam Pappas Stanoch and Pap Ndiaye

Pam Pappas StanochPam Pappas Stanoch
Expert in cross-cultural communication, former translator-interpreter in Rwanda, founder and CEO of Athena Group International, a consultancy for global business development, and member of the board of directors of the charity Books For Africa.

Pap NdiayePap Ndiaye
Professor of North American history at Sciences Po, author of “Histoire de Chicago” and “Les Noirs américains : En marche pour l’égalité” among others, former Fulbright Scholar, cofounder of the Cercle d’action pour la promotion de la diversité en France (CAPDIV).

Global MLK Day

The Martin Luther King Jr. Global Day of Service is a project of the Union of Overseas Voters launched in 2014 to promote the international celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy with an annual day of humanitarian service observed around the world.

Cost: Voluntary contribution of 3€.

Reserve a seat (recommended):
Eventbrite - First MLK Global Service Day Reception

Access:
RER B & Tram 3a stations: Cité Universitaire
Bus lines: 21, 67, 88 & 216
The Fondation des Etats-Unis is just steps from public transport; enter the building directly from the boulevard Jourdan.




We thank our generous Global MLK Day sponsors

Last modified: January 13, 2014 at 22:22