MLK Weekend of Service 2022
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Join the Northern Manhattan community for a weekend of service and inspiration to honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., generously supported by a grant from UJA-Federation of New York.
Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 15
Justice-themed sermons, insights, and inspiration at local synagogues. Additional details to come.
Sunday, January 16
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Housing justice panel discussion with Yvonne Stennet, CEO of CLOTH on Housing Justice in Washington Heights and Inwood; Marc Greenberg, CEO of Interfaith Assembly on Housing and Homelessness; Councilwoman Carmen DeLaRosa; and others.
Monday, January 17, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Outdoors — 1 hours shifts
Food packing for City Meals on Wheels.
Please bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Community Fridge on 181 and Ft. Washington. Best donations are those that don’t require cooking or a can opener to open. (Volunteers must have proof of COVID vaccine)
Monday, January 17, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Participating organizations: Beth Am: The People’s Temple, Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation, Fort Tryon Jewish Center, The Beis Community, Mt. Sinai Jewish Center, Shenk Shul, Twenty Somethings Minyan, and Moishe House of Washington Heights.
For more information, please contact Y Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life Director Rabbi Ari Perten at firstname.lastname@example.org.