Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Common Impact Honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Service

Upholding MLK's Values of Equality, Justice and Leadership
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Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who once said, “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” MLK Day is a federal holiday dedicated to service, honoring MLK’s commitment to addressing the deep inequities that existed – and still exist – within our society.

FedEx Celebrates the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

FedEx to Team Up with Rise Against Hunger for Meal Prep and Offer Free Admission to Civil Rights Museums
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ — FedEx volunteers across 10 cities will team up with Rise Against Hunger to pack over 170,000 meals for those in need in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Keeping the Dream Alive

What does Martin Luther King Jr. mean to young people?
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By Mary Burich

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the death of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Hormel Foods is helping young people continue his work.

MLK Day Employee Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie Burgess

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service, we are spotlighting an incredible story from Stephanie Burgess, one of our outstanding skills-based volunteers from Charles Schwab. Thank you, Stephanie, for sharing your heartfelt story with us and for allowing us to see the true impact that skills-based volunteering can have, both for the volunteer and the nonprofit organization.

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In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to service, we are spotlighting an incredible story from Stephanie Burgess, one of our outstanding skills-based volunteers from Charles Schwab. Thank you, Stephanie, for sharing your heartfelt story with us and for allowing us to see the true impact that skills-based volunteering can have, both for the volunteer and the nonprofit organization.

The Behavioral Benefits of Values-based Investing

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New article and Video by Dr. Daniel Crosby, President of Nocturne Capital and the New York Times bestselling author of The Laws of Wealth.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Las Vegas and MGM Resorts International Present 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Thousands Expected in Downtown Las Vegas to Celebrate at One of the Nation’s Largest Annual Parades Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy
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LAS VEGAS, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will return for the seventh consecutive year as the presenting sponsor of the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade to be held on Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. in downtown Las Vegas.

National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano, Keynotes DreamWeek Awards Luncheon

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SAN ANTONIO, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano, will have the honor of acting as the keynote speaker for DreamWeek San Antonio’s DreamVoice Awards Luncheon. This event will take place at The Pearl Stable on January 13, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The purpose of this awards luncheon is to honor courageous leaders in the local community that seek to improve equality for people of all backgrounds.

Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

More than 100 AmeriCorps members to serve the Monroe neighborhood with Rebuilding Together
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WASHINGTON, January 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together – a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing – and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home repair services for low-income homeowners in the Monroe neighborhood of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Art Therapy in the Cultural Context of Trauma

Art Therapy's Role in Disaster Recovery
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In light of the recent tragic events in Nepal and Baltimore Art Therapist Laura Greenstone talks about her work and Art Therapy's role in disaster response and recovery. Laura Greenstone, M.S., LPC, ATR-BC, is the Assistant Coordinator of The Amanda’s Easel Creative Arts Therapy Program of 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., in Monmouth County, NJ. Laura has served AATA in leadership positions at the state and national level in the areas of advocacy, policy and communication. She has received AATA’s Nancy Schoebel Governmental Affairs Award and is an honorary life member of the New Jersey Art Therapy Association.

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In light of the recent tragic events in Nepal and Baltimore Art Therapist Laura Greenstone talks about her work and Art Therapy's role in disaster response and recovery. Laura Greenstone, M.S., LPC, ATR-BC, is the Assistant Coordinator of The Amanda’s Easel Creative Arts Therapy Program of 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., in Monmouth County, NJ. Laura has served AATA in leadership positions at the state and national level in the areas of advocacy, policy and communication. She has received AATA’s Nancy Schoebel Governmental Affairs Award and is an honorary life member of the New Jersey Art Therapy Association.

Points of Light, the GE Volunteers Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service Bring Communities Together to Honor the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Volunteer Service

Organizations Mobilize Hundreds of Thousands on the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act; #MeetupMonday, Sunday Suppers Encourage Face-to-Face Conversations
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ATLANTA, January 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, with support from the GE Volunteers Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, and in partnership with nonprofits and hundreds of local volunteer action centers, will mark the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service by mobilizing hundreds of thousands of people across the country in volunteer service projects and discussions of critical community issues.

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