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


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Make your January 18th 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 Brittany Packnett, as the featured speaker for the event. Packnett is an activist for issues of racial and social equity and Executive Director of Teach for American in St. Louis. In 2014, Brittany was appointed to the Ferguson Commission and President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Read more about Brittany Packnett 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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