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MLK Day

Dr. Bernice King and Michael D. Smith Exclusive: Together We Serve, On MLK Day Of Service And Beyond

Opinion by Michael D. Smith and Dr. Bernice King
Blavity News | Jan. 14

As you consider how you will focus your time and efforts in this new year, we urge you to pledge to volunteer and give back to your community through 2022. 

Read more in Blavity News

Michael D. Smith on National Service and Volunteerism

CSPAN's Washington Journal | Jan. 16, 2022

AmeriCorps CEO Michael D. Smith talked about the 2022 Martin Luther King Day of Service and the importance of national service and volunteerism. Watch on CSPAN.

A guide to volunteering on MLK Day of Service and beyond

Opinion by Michael D. Smith, AmeriCorps CEO
The Hill | Jan. 16, 2022

Dr. King’s words and actions changed the nation. In 1968 he delivered a sermon that included these powerful words on which I often reflect: “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve." Read more in The Hill.

#TheFinal5: MLK Day of Service

Jim Lokay
FOX5 DC | Jan. 15, 2022

Monday marks Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. AmeriCorps is working across the country with 40,000 organizations to promote volunteerism, and CEO Michael Smith joins Jim to explain AmeriCorps' role in getting people involved in their community. Watch on FOX5 DC.

Dr. Bernice King and Michael D. Smith Exclusive: Together We Serve, On MLK Day Of Service And Beyond

Opinion by Michael D. Smith and Dr. Bernice King
Blavity News | Jan. 14, 2022

As you consider how you will focus your time and efforts in this new year, we urge you to pledge to volunteer and give back to your community through 2022. Read more in Blavity News.

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