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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

New CEO of AmeriCorps takes control

By Nordea Lewis
WDVM | Jan. 17, 2022

The Biden Administration recently chose a new CEO to run the organization in hopes of bringing more equity to our nation. Read more on WDVM.

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.

Dr. Bernice King and Michael D. Smith on Her Father’s Legacy of Service

By Tanya Christian
EBONY | Jan. 16, 2022

“We have seen during these times of peril over the past two years, people serving each other, people supporting each other, people looking back to think about their neighbors in times of isolation, at times where food was needed, in times where we experienced health inequality and other disparities,” Smith tells EBONY. Read more in EBONY.

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