CSUB to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy with Habitat For Humanity

In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which is being nationally recognized this weekend, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) staff and students will be volunteering their time to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity Bakersfield on Saturday, January 16 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The home building will take place at 415 Rios, 93307, in southeast Bakersfield.

Tony Miranda, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Bakersfield, will speak about the significance of this project to the community. Volunteers from the community and CSUB staff and students will then work on the construction of the home. Lunch will be provided by Hometown Buffet following the event. “We appreciate the community involvement in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and the difference he made in our world,” said Tony Miranda, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Bakersfield. “We are so happy that people want to celebrate Dr. King’s work by taking part in this noble project.”

Habitat for Humanity is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, and has served 100 families in Kern County and Guatemala. This will be their 76th home in Kern County, and volunteers will be working on the house every Saturday until the home is fully constructed.  

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