event begins with an introduction to King’s life and lessons. Afterward, students are randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must then work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.
On MLK Day, CPCC students participated in a number of community service projects around Charlotte. Learn more in this Charlotte Observer article:
The MLK Challenge on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, is an annual Service-Learning Center event that celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects and a reflection wrap-up. The
At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Participants are asked to dress comfortable.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building on Central Campus.