MLK Day 2013

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 21, 2013

Make Your Mark on MLK Day!

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 21, 2013, marks the beginning of the year of service as millions of Americans honor the memory of Dr. King by contributing their time, talent, voice and money to improve their communities.

GenerationOn provides resources and hosts events to make this day meaningful.

Join generationOn for a day of volunteering in NYC!

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of fun, hands-on projects that will benefit both local and global organizations and causes. The 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event is free and open to youth and family participants and volunteers.

Date/ Fecha : January 21, 2013

Time/ Horario: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST

Location/ Localizacion:

PS / MS 57

James Weldon Johnson

176 E 115th Street (btwn 3rd Ave and Lexington Ave/ entre la 3ra Avenida

y la Avenida Lexington)

New York, NY 10029

Get details and RSVP!


If you wish to RSVP for a group LARGER THAN 40 people, or have any questions, please contact Ben Weinstein at 917-746-8167 or by email at after you've completed the form.

Si deseas hacer reservaciones para un grupo de mas de 40 personas, o si tiene alguna pregunta pongase en contacto con Ben Weinstein al 917-746-8167 o por correo electronico a despues de completar el formulario.

Event sponsored by:

Get MLK Day Resources: 

GenerationOn MLK Day resources are designed to provide students, parents, teachers, and a youth service organizations with the tools and resources needed to plan and run meaningful MLK Day service project at school or in the community.

Webinar: Engaging Youth in Service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. committed his life to service and to ensuring that all people are treated with respect and fairness. Watch the recorded webinar for ideas on how to bring those lessons to life by engaging youth in service and service-learning in honor and celebration of the legacy of Dr. King.

Original air date December 13, 2011.

Grow Involved on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Youth Service Event Planning Guide:

Project ideas and tips designed to lead kids and teens through the planning and implementation of MLK Day events in the community.


GenerationOn's free Grow Involved! (r) Classroom Kits:

All-inclusive service project kits designed to help teachers and service-learning coordinators incorporate youth service into schools and communities.

MLK Day Service-Learning Lesson Plans:

K-12 lesson plans that focus on Martin Luther King Jr. and his passion for service. Each Grow Involved! two lesson unit include an introduction to MLK Jr.'s life and legacy of service and a related lesson that uses literature to initiate a simple in-class service project on an important justice-related issue that communities face today. 

Access free Grow Involved! lesson plans for grades K-12 online here:

Youth Advisory Council Projects:

Check out what the YAC are doing to turn MLK Day into a day ON, instead of a day OFF. 

Share Your Stories:

Do you have a story to share about your experience on MLK Day? Let us know and we will feature your story on the generationOn website!