Life's most persistent and urgent question is:

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


We are looking forward to another great MLK Day in 2017! can give back by volunteering in your community all year long. Go to to find opportunities near you!

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Did You Host an Event

Did your organization host an MLK Day service event this year? If so, we want to hear about it!

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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

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