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Idaho Commons 301

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-9442

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: volunteer@uidaho.edu

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Idaho Commons Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: asui@uidaho.edu

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Idaho Commons Room 302

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: getinvolved@uidaho.edu

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Bruce M. Pitman Center, Third Floor

Physical Address:
709 Deakin Ave.
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4271
Moscow, ID 83844-4271

Phone: 208-885-7825

Fax: 208-885-2222

Email: troberts@uidaho.edu

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MLK Jr.Day of Service

In honor of Dr. King’s spirit of service and peace, the goal of MLK Jr. Day of Service is to engage U of I students in community-based projects. MLK Jr. Day of Service is an annual service event that happens during the month of January and open to all. Sign up using the event links on this page.

Legislation signed in 1983 marked the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a federal holiday. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that leads service and volunteering, with leading this effort. Each year, on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is observed as a "day on, not a day off." MLK Day of Service is intended to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems, and move us closer to Dr. King's vision of a "Beloved Community."

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a vital figure of the modern era and a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement. His lectures and dialogues stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation. His charismatic leadership inspired men and women, young and old, in this nation and around the world.

Following in the footsteps of his father, in February 1948, at the age of 19, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. entered the Christian ministry and was ordained at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

In 1954, upon completion of graduate studies at Boston University, he accepted a call to serve at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. While there, he was an instrumental leader in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, made famous by the nonviolent resistance and arrest of Rosa Parks. He resigned this position in 1959 and moved back to Atlanta to direct the activities of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

From 1960 until his death in 1968, he served as co-pastor with his father at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee and died on April 4, 1968.

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Idaho Commons 301

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-9442

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: volunteer@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map

Idaho Commons Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: asui@uidaho.edu

Web: asui

Get Directions

Idaho Commons Room 302

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: getinvolved@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map

Bruce M. Pitman Center, Third Floor

Physical Address:
709 Deakin Ave.
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4271
Moscow, ID 83844-4271

Phone: 208-885-7825

Fax: 208-885-2222

Email: troberts@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map