Preparing for MLK Day

Youth Service America is encouraging individuals and communities to start planning now for the MLK Day of Service, January 17th. In response to national challenges from the pandemic to the climate crisis to racial inequity, the initiative features and underlying goal to help #CracktheCrises ASAP through Awareness, Service, Advocacy, and Philanthropy projects.

  • Awareness: Youth are powerful educating others, sharing information and teaching others to positively change
  • Service: Youth are powerful volunteering, using creativity, time, and talent to directly meet community
  • Advocacy: Youth are powerful advocating, speaking out and joining others to influence policy makers to change policies and laws, especially when they affect young
  • Philanthropy: Youth are powerful giving through collecting and donating financial and in-kind