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Bringing Communities Together through MLK Day of Service

 
 

Across the country, City Year’s 3,000 AmeriCorps members and thousands of volunteers are gathering for a day of service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 
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Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly... I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 

Led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, MLK Day of Service is a national day of service—a "day on, not a day off"for individuals from all walks of life to strengthen communities, bridge barriers and move us closer to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of a Beloved Community.

Follow #cyMLK today on social media to view event photos and live updates on service day events.

 
 
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Apply to Serve with City Year before January 25

 
 

City Year AmeriCorps members are preparing students with the skills and mindsets to succeed in and out of school.

Encourage a young adult you know to learn more about this life-changing leadership opportunity and apply to serve with City Year. Our next application deadline is January 25.

 
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Nonprofit City Year New York Fuels the Spirit of Giving Tuesday

NBC News and MSNBC are celebrating Giving Tuesday, a day devoted to giving back to communities. The education nonprofit City Year New York, which provides classroom and schoolwide support to students... Read More

 
 
 
 
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