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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. through service

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. through service

January 16, 2019

As the day honoring one of the world's most influential civil rights leaders approaches, a group of 100 EWU students has decided to pay tribute to Marti...

MLK Unity Rally brought the community together

MLK Unity Rally brought the community together

January 16, 2017

In remembrance of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the day that has been bestowed upon him, the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach...

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

EWU and Spokane community join in largest MLK Day of Service

January 20, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, faculty and staff from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC came together for a Unity Rally and March, and Day of Service in honor...

EWU serves community on MLK Day

January 15, 2016

On Jan. 18 students, staff and faculty members from EWU, WSU, Gonzaga, Whitworth and SFCC come together for a march and a day of service in honor of Dr....

Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of American history

Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of American history

January 27, 2015

Allow me to make a confession: I’ve never been very engaged in MLK Day. Growing up, I certainly enjoyed the time off from school, but I didn’t really...

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

EWU collaborates with local nonprofits for MLK Day of Service

January 23, 2015

A crowd gathered outside the Spokane Convention Center on Jan. 19 preparing for the Unity March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the kickoff event for...

MLK Service Day utilizes EWU student volunteers

By Nathan Peters, Managing Editor

January 15, 2015

Eastern’s Office of Community Engagement is partnering with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center to supply and coordinate volunteers for Spokane’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. At the MLK Day of Service event on Jan. 19, there will be 250 college students volunteering at 13 local-nonprofit sites, and about 150 of those students are from Eastern,...

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