MLK Clean Up Day Targets 20 Blocks

Allen Temple Baptist Church and other East Oakland churches and organizations are expected to turn out 200 volunteers on Dr. King’s holiday to clean up more than 20 city blocks.
The event will take place Monday, Jan. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The targeted area is along International Boulevard between 81st to 98th avenues and two blocks on either side of the corridor. Water station set ups at Walgreens and the fire station at 98th Avenue.
Organizations backing the project include Allen Temple Baptist Church, Prophetic Justice Ministry, California Endowment, HSBC, Walgreens, Boys  & Girls Clubs of Oakland, East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC), Iglesia Bautista de Allen Temple, East Oakland Building Healthy Communities, Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), ATBC Girl Scouts, Mayor Jean Quan, Councilmember Larry Reid, Block by Block Organizing Network and Hire Oakland, INC.
To participate, come Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. to Allen Temple ‘s main parking lot, 85th and A Streets in Oakland.

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