Take Part in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with Cleanup

In honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., the City of Alameda Public Works Department’s Clean Water Program will be hosting a shoreline cleanup along with Alameda Point Partners. 

The event takes place Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon and will focus on removing litter from the shore and parking lot along the Oakland Estuary, west of the Main Street Dog Park. Following the cleanup activities Alameda Point Partners will host a lunch to thank volunteers.  

Pre-registration is required at https://alameda-mlk-shoreline-cleanup.eventbrite.com. Meet at parking lot just west of the Main Street Ferry Terminal.

Volunteers should wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and bring their own reusable buckets or bags and work gloves. Attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Large groups are encouraged.

Litter from storm runoff is a major cause of water pollution in the Bay Area. With miles of shoreline Alameda has a special opportunity to help keep local waterways clean protecting fish, wildlife and aquatic habitats. Service credit is available upon request.

The city’s Clean Water Program fosters appreciation of the local environment, inspiring people to do their part to prevent storm water runoff and litter pollution during everyday activities. 

Learn more about pollution prevention and the Clean Water Program at www.alamedaca.gov/go-green/green-water.  

Alameda Point Partners includes commercial developer srmErnst, private real estate investment and operating company Madison Marquette, residential developer Thompson Dorfman Partners and their venture partner Trammell Crow Residential and non-profit developer Eden Housing. 

For more information, contact Rachel Campos de Ivanov at (650) 438-8780 or rcampos@alumni.haas.org.