When Is Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019? It's A Little Later Than Usual

January 4, 2019

Every year in late January, many Americans get a long weekend off from work or school thanks to a federal holiday. But as you enjoy that day off, it's important to reflect on the man the day honors — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — and the impact he made on the country. So when is Martin Luther King Junior, Day this year? It's right around the corner. If you don't have to go to work or school on January 21 thanks to MLK Day, you might consider using it as an opportunity to volunteer. The Corporation for National and Community Service urges people to think of it as a "day on" as opposed to a day off and spend it in service to others — the perfect way to honor King's life and work.

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