MLK Service Project at Fort DuPont Park, Washington DC

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:30am
Fort DuPont Park
Activity Center
Washington, DC 20019

125 Student Volunteers, NPS Director will Participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Event at Fort DuPont Park

NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis. Photo courtesy GreatFallsNPSNational Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis will join 125 Student Conservation Association volunteers to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at an MLK Day of Service event at historic Fort DuPont Park in Washington, D.C., on Monday, January 20th, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Who: National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, Student Conservation Association President Dale Penny, 125 student volunteers
When: Monday, January 20th, 9:30am to 1:00pm
Where: Fort DuPont Park, Washington, DC (3600 F and Minnesota St SE, Washington, DC 20019)
What: Removing invasive species and clearing trash
Bring with you: Please wear long-sleeved shirts and close-toed shoes and bring your own water bottle. SCA will provide snacks, work gloves, and tools.

Registration: Please sign up for this event online at to complete SCA’s volunteer waiver.


Fort DuPont Park Activity Center: There is a parking lot located at the visitor’s center off of Fort DuPont Drive. Enter the park from the Randle Circle entrance and drive .3 miles. Turn left into the parking area. An SCA representative will meet you at the main entrance and lead you to registration. Public transportation options are also available.

For more details, please visit the park webpage at

Questions: Contact Monique Dailey, SCA DC Area Youth Programs Manager, at

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