- Through Jan. 11: On-campus Toiletry Drive
- Jan. 14: The Main Line Martin Luther King Association's Annual MLK Day Program
- Jan. 15: Main Line MLK Day Service Project
- Jan. 20: Women's March on Philadelphia
- Jan. 23: Red Cross On-Campus Blood Drive
- Jan. 28: Special Olympics Ice Skating Event
- Feb. 9: AORTA Activism Training at Haverford College
- Feb. 10: ACLAMO Family Center Library Organization
Dec. 12, 2017, through Jan. 11, 2018: Toiletry Drive
In partnership with the The Main Line Martin Luther King Association, LILAC | Civic Engagement is collecting donations of toiletry items to create free toiletry kits that will be distributed to clients at the People’s Emergency Center (PEC) and the Saints Memorial Baptist Church Outreach and Missions Program. Contact: Vippy Yee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 14, 2018, 3 p.m., Goodhart Hall, Bryn Mawr College: The Main Line Martin Luther King Association's Annual MLK Day Program
Featuring a musical tribute to Dr. King, including performers The Sherry Wilson Butler Quartet, Men of Song and Hatcher & Muse Family. Minister Gerald Mills of Ardmore and Ann Minicozzi of Villanova will be honored for making Dr. King's dream a reality on the Main Line and the recipients of the Association's 2017-18 scholarships will be introduced.
Free and open to the public. Parking is available in many campus lots, and a shuttle van will be available to bring guests from the lots to Goodhart Hall. Contact: Matt Gray email@example.com.
Jan. 15, 2018, 9–11 a.m.: Main Line MLK Day Service Project
Participate in Martin Luther King Day by volunteering to sort toiletry donations into kits for the clients of the Peoples Emergency Center and homeless individuals in Philadelphia. Transportation to Bethel AME Church in Bryn Mawr will be provided. If you do not have a Handshake account, please email Phoebe Cribb at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this event.
Jan. 20, 2018: Women's March on Philadelphia
Join LILAC in attending the Women's March on Philadelphia 2018! A student coordinator will distribute SEPTA tickets for those joining the march from Logan Square to Eakins Oval and attend the rally with speakers and performers! Contact: email@example.com.
Jan. 23, 2018, 8 a.m.–6 p.m., College Hall, Great Hall: Red Cross On-Campus Blood Drive
Schedule your appointment to donate blood now! Traumas account for 41 million ER visits a year. It's the blood on the shelves that helps save lives. 5,600 times a day someone receives a Red Cross unit of blood. Schedule your appointment here. Contact: Ellie Esmond (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Feb. 9, 2018, 2–6 p.m.: AORTA Activism Training at Haverford College
Facilitated by Aorta Collective members, this one day training will provide students with the opportunity to develop activism and community organizing skills. With a focus on social justice and anti-oppression work, students will learn skills to create effective campaigns and actions, explore the historical context for social justice movements and contemporary organizing, and develop concrete tools they can use in their work. Transportation provided. Register here. Questions?Contact: email@example.com.
Feb. 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m.–Noon: ACLAMO Family Center Library Organization
Volunteer to organize books in the ACLAMO family center. Transportation will be provided. ACLAMO Family Center is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides educational programs, social services and health access to Latino and other low income residents in Norristown, PA., by empowering them to succeed and become productive members of society. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.