National Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929 in the upper room of a 2-story home in Atlanta, Ga. The room of his birth overlooked smaller shotgun-style houses in the black working-class neighborhood of Sweet Auburn. From those modest roots grew a man who inspired freedom around the world. The National Day of Service […]

I’m proud to be the honorary chair of the National Day of Service happening this Saturday, inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy. It’s the perfect way to kick off the inauguration weekend because anyone can participate, and we know that when we work together, we will achieve more than one person could on his […]

President Barack Obama announced today there will be a national day of service on Jan. 19 — one day before he takes the oath, the AP reports. “This year’s inaugural will reflect our belief that working together, we can keep moving our country forward and fulfill the promise of the American dream for all families,’’ Obama said in […]