How will you spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?
Celebrate his life and legacy with these service opportunities from our Nonprofit Partners:
Chattahoochee Nature Center Habitat Restoration
Help to restore the woodlands at the Chattahoochee Nature Center with this opportunity. Volunteers will remove invasive English Ivy, Privet, and other non-natives in our woodlands to encourage native habitat restoration.
West Atlanta Watershed Alliance Habitat Restoration
Help the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance to restore and maintain habitat at the Outdoor Activity Center, a 26-acre urban forest, in southwest Atlanta and the Hartnett Community Garden. The ticket registration is set up in shifts, and for groups and individuals!
Volunteer to plant new trees with Trees Atlanta at one of these 3 locations:
Brook Run Park, Dunwoody | helping sustain the urban forest.
South-View Cemetery | learn more about this cemetery’s rich history here
Fairburn-Gordon apartments in Adamsville | planting 50 trees to help sustain the urban forest
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Pay a Visit to These Parks on MLK Day Read the full post by Park Pride.
Washington ParkLearn more.At the time of its development in 1919, Washington Park on Atlanta’s Westside was the first and only park in the city designated for African-Americans.
Jennie Drake Park
Jennie Drake Park is a 4-acre natural, passive greenspace nestled within the historic and iconic African-American neighborhood of Collier Heights in Northwest Atlanta. Learn more in this Atlanta Magazine article.
Learn more about the history of Slave Square in advance of your visit to Oakland Cemetery.
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