The Catholic University of America

"Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the humble struggle for equal rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country, and a finer world to live in."
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


About MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service is a way to transform Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and teachings into actions that strengthen communities, empower individuals, bridge barriers, and create solutions.

Each year, Catholic University honors the life & legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in this national day of service. By working with several community partners, CUA hopes to serve and respond to the needs of our community.

Event Information

DATE: Monday, January 16, 2017

LOCATION: Pryzbyla Great Rooms

TIME: Once you have registered and been placed, you will be given a specific time for meeting. There will be multiple deployments of groups during the day.

WHAT TO BRING/WEAR: A photo ID, reusable water bottle, warm clothes and layers (that you don't mind getting dirty), close-toed shoes


  • Little Friends of the Poor
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Washington Parks & People
  • Franciscan Monastery
  • Little Friends for Peace
  • Bethlehem House
  • Groundwork Anacostia
  • ...and more!

Sign-Up to Serve!

Make it a day on, not a day off!

MLK Day of Service 2017 Registration Form

GROUPS: Fill out the individual registration form and write group name under "group affiliation" section. All those listed with the same group affiliation will be placed at the same site.

Families and children are encouraged to participate!

**You will be contacted before the day of service with specific information as to what time to meet, what to bring, what to wear, etc.

Social Justice Events

January 12th, 7pm in Caldwell Auditorium
Sense of Self
: Why who we are matters as much as what we do
Learn how identity and responsibility are interwoven and how our commitment to deepening our understanding of ourselves can help move us forward in equity and justice work together. 

Contact Information 

Campus Ministry Office: 202-319-5575