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A Day ON! Not A Day Off MLK Day of Service & Celebration


volunteer logo Volunteer and Educational Opportunities on MLK Day

Make your January 16th a Day ON! and Not A Day Off by getting involved with one of the many grant-funded projects that are happening throughout our community.

View the listings of available projects on the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network's website.


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Cap your Day ON! with the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. This year the MLK Commission welcomes Adam Foss, as the featured speaker for the event. Foss is the former Juvenile Division Assistant District Attorney in Boston, Massachusetts and an activist for criminal justice reform. In 2014, Foss was appointed to Governor Deval Patrick's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. Read more about Adam Foss and the Annual Celebration here.


MLK - Peace Icon Take the Pledge and Be Inspired for 40 Days

Keep the good feelings and service going by taking the Service for Peace 40 Days of Peace Pledge.

This simple act is a great way to make a pledge to yourself and your community to continue your commitment to building harmony through service. Take the pledge here.

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