Thanks to all who participated in the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Well over 700 people came together to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s historic visit to the Winnetka Village Green — and participate in our annual Day of Service

Civil Rights on the North Shore: Bringing the Movement Home  Watch this video documentary about civil rights in the early sixties and the North Shore Summer Project’s efforts to bring an end to housing discrimination, and promote interracial relationships with children and young adults. It was the North Shore Summer Project that brought Dr. Martin Luther King to speak on the Winnetka Village Green in July, 1965. Click here to view the presentation.


Volunteers of all ages and abilities helped complete a variety of projects to benefit local nonprofits:

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