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Students and youth groups click here to register online.
  • Open to any Dane County middle or high school student. 
  • There is no cost to participate.
  • You may sign up on your own, as a group, or as a family.


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Click here for information on parking near the Institutes for Discovery

Presenters: want to lead an exploration station, STEAM career workshop, or service project? Click here!

Volunteer as a Mentor: want to serve as a role model for middle and high school participants? Lead a morning discussion session with a small group of students about volunteerism and the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. then accompany them throughout the event. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Click here!


Monday, January 18, 2016 | 8:30am-3:00pm
Discovery Building | 330 N. Orchard Street

"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said,
“Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?”

Each year, Americans across the country come together on the King Holiday for “a day ON, not a day OFF,” as part of part of United We Serve, the President’s national call to service initiative. Madison has joined in the call! Join us on MLK Day morning to learn how advances in STEAM have benefited humankind followed by community service projects in the afternoon.

8:30am - 12:00pm: Breakfast, STEAM Career Workshops, STEAM Exploration Stations
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch & Featured Speaker
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Community Service Projects (Don’t have your own project? We can help!)

LAST YEAR'S SESSIONS INCLUDED: Bioethics Poetry Slam • Exploring the Nanoworld • Playsquads (gaming+learning+society) • Teaming with Microbes • What's Eating My Food? • Groundwater-Go with the Flow! • And much more!

Hosted By

Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition

Urban League of Greater Madison Best in the Midwest



With additional support from

Additional thanks to...

City of Madison Office of Community Services, Madison School and Community Recreation, Morgridge Center for Public Service, Morgridge Institute for Research, PASS AmeriCorps, United Way of Dane County, UW–Madison, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, UW-Madison African American Student Services and Outreach