January 15th is a Day of Service to honor Dr. King

 

January 11, 2024

The National Day of Service is a federal holiday in the United States that is observed on the third Monday of January each year. It was established to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American Baptist minister and activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement. The day is intended to encourage Americans to engage in community service and volunteer work in order to help address social issues and promote equality and justice in their communities .

The day is also known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and was designated as the first ever Nationa...



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