This year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, consider honoring his life and teachings by engaging with the community! Make it a “day on, not a day off.” -AmeriCorps. Here are some ideas to get you started, from small acts to larger projects and ongoing volunteer opportunities that are safe and distanced:
- Youth Service America has many simple, safe activities! Plus sparks to get you thinking about larger projects.
- Neighborly Notes (local)
- Reading Kids Connect (local)
- Study Buddies (local)
- Love For Our Elders
The library wishes to thank our local teens for volunteering and serving over the past year, even during COVID. We’ve been fortunate to work with many teens to support their ideas & efforts in giving back to their community with virtual programs like Math Circle, Netguides, Night Vale, Study Buddies and Kind Kids’ Club. Plus seeing them mentor through Girls Who Code and develop projects as part of the Teen Advisory Group. We thank you so much and hope your efforts inspire others!
Image credit: Youth Service America