Age Minimum (with Adult): 14+, Minimum Age:14+
Criminal Justice and Race: Virtual Workshop (MLK Day)
Learn how criminal justice is heavily impacted by the racial bias of police mentality and advocate for change.
A SPECIAL VIRTUAL MLK DAY PROJECT:
- Purchase books online for the youth at East Lake Juvenile Detention Center. Volunteers will be given a list of books to choose from that has been curated by one of their librarians.
- Participate in a letter writing project asking elected officials to reexamine the parole budget after hearing a speaker explain how the youth parole budget has increased although detained youth have decreased.
- Reliable internet access; and
- Comfortable shopping online.
LOCATION: This opportunity takes place online. You will be emailed the link to participate as we get closer to the date of the event.
MLK DAY OF SERVICE: This is a part of L.A. Works’ MLK Jr. Day of Service 2021 event, our first ever multi-platform event to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. The day-long, choose your own adventure service experience builds upon the anti-racism movement through: an interactive new March on Washington via Minecraft; virtual projects @home focused on systemic racism and advocacy actions; and a drive-in experience. More at laworks.com/mlk.
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