Life's most persistent and urgent question is:

What are you doing for others? - Martin Luther King Jr.


MLK Day 2016 is fast approaching and we are preparing for another great day of service. Please join us for an event promotion webinar on Tuesday, January 5. 

Add Webinar to Calendar

We'll also be holding a webinar on the Serve Rural Initiative. Date and time TBD. If you would like to listen to our MLK Day prep webinar from November 6, download the recording and view the powerpoint below. 

Download Nov. 6 Webinar

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Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Register Your Event

Are you planning an event for this year's MLK Day?

Register your service event


In addition to registering your event, click here to share your event details directly with CNCS.


Find a Place to Serve

MLK Day soon approaching. Organizations will be posting their volunteering oppotunities. Use the search tool below to find a volunteer opportunity and if you don't see one you would like to sign up for yet, come back soon to find newly added opportunities.


Free Lesson Plans

Inspired by the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Sample art work from 2015 MLK Day poster contest

Help your students understand Dr. King’s vision with these free, easy-to-use resources created by the Corporation for National and Community Service and Scholastic. Visit to find

  • Lesson plans and worksheets for grades 3-12
  • Service projects for all ages
  • Primary-source resources about Dr. King

Browse Lesson Plans


MLK Day 2015 Photos

Relive MLK Day on our social media channels!

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