Volunteers Needed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service


This is the 2016 information for archival purposes. For the current year, go to the home page at or our registration page at

The East Bay Regional Park District invites the public to join in the Annual Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s vision, on January18, 2016 at Martin Luther King Jr Regional Shoreline in Oakland. Volunteers will assist staff in restoration work and invasive plant removal in order to support and care for wildlife and their natural habitats. Volunteers will also participate in the restoration of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Grove.
Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes. To cut down on the use of plastic, please bring a refillable water bottle and bucket to pick up litter. For more information call (510) 544-2590. Heavy rain cancels the event.

Registration is required. Register groups up to 100 people online or by calling Reservations at 1-888-327-2757, Option 2. Online registration:

Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service
Martin Luther King Jr Regional Shoreline, Oakland
Doolittle Dr. & Swan Way, Oakland, CA, US 94616
Monday, January 18, 2016
8:30 am to noon

Parking for this event, will be available at the lot for the Oakport Athletic Field, near 66th Avenue and Oakport Street in Oakland.

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful public parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco Bay, established in 1934. The system comprises 114,000+ acres in 65 parks including over 1,200 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature study.

Isa Polt-Jones
(510) 544-2207