King Day of Service and Leadership

In obser­vance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, stu­dents and local teens on Monday par­tic­i­pated in Northeastern’s annual King Day of Ser­vice and Lead­er­ship, which included work­shops and ser­vice projects. The work­shops focused on lead­er­ship, con­flict res­o­lu­tion, com­mu­nity building, healthy rela­tion­ships, and food jus­tice, and the ser­vice projects included painting murals, writing let­ters to sol­diers, and making valen­tines for seniors who live alone.

Photos by Brooks Canaday.

  • Esther Henebeng, '15, looks on during the opening ceremonies of Northeastern's King Day of Service and Leadership.

  • Students look on during opening ceremonies of the King Day of Service and Leadership.

  • Students and local community members play a team-building game as part of a Conflict Resolution workshop led by Northeastern community service club Peace Through Play.

  • Students from the St. Peter's Teen Center painted murals for the teen center.

  • Students from the St. Peter's Teen Center painted murals for the teen center.

  • Students explain what they think is going on in pictures of workplace interactions and judge whether or not abuse is occurring during a workshop, "Shining a Light on Sexual Harassment," led by MassCOSH Teens Lead @ Work.

  • Students and local teens wrote letters to soldiers during a service project.

  • Daniella Kabongo, a second-year student in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, makes a valentine that will be distributed by Ethos, an elder care nonprofit.

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