Major Days of Service

Center for Community Service Initiatives

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INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP DAY

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On the third Saturday of September, Barry students help to bring attention to the important role that marine health plays in the coastal ecosystem. By removing harmful waste from local beaches, mangroves, and estuaries, volunteers help to restore protected areas and contribute to a healthy community.

Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.


 

FOUNDERS’ DAY OF SERVICE

Days of Service

To kick off Founders’ Week, a day of service is on the annual community engagement calendar. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni take part in collaborative service projects.

For this year, service activities will take place in the areas surrounding Barry’s Miami Shores campus. Participants will contribute to urban gardening, support schools, and participate in a neighborhood beautification project in honor of the University’s collaborative service tradition.

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 8:00 a.m.–Noon
Remote and various locations in walking distance of campus.


 

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY OF SERVICE

Days of Service

The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “beloved community.” The Day provides a special opportunity for Barry students to support the advancement of the University’s commitment to social justice through collaborative service in disadvantaged communities. Our University marks MLK Day on the Saturday immediately preceding the federal holiday (the third Monday of January). Scores of students participate in a variety of community service projects.

Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.


 

SUSTAINABILITY SATURDAY

Days of Service

Sustainability Saturday is an annual Day of Service during Earth Week in April. Students as well as faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to uphold the sacredness of Earth by supporting community-based projects that contribute to environmental health.

Saturday, April 15, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location in Miami-Dade County (meet in the Landon Parking Lot)

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