Opportunities and events on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve… You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”  – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


This Monday, January 21st, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Since 1994, MLK Day has been a national day of service for people willing to take a “day on, not a day off.” If you’d like to invest some time helping a good cause this weekend, perform a quick search on Idealist and explore the dozens of organizations hosting events. To help you get started, we’ve put together a few opportunities below:

Wherever you live and whatever you want to do MLK day, Idealist has you covered. If you want to stay up to date on what’s new, just set up an email alert based on your favorite search. Have a great long weekend, and enjoy your day on!

Are you 50 or older? Check out these tips from nextavenue.org on how to make a difference on MLK Day.

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