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MLK Day 2012: The Final Countdown

by Marco A. Davis

Thanks to so many of you, the momentum of the 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is building and the results will be extraordinary! The MLK Day of Service shines a spotlight on service as a powerful force to bridge economic and social divides - today and throughout the year.

As we go into the final stretch, we want to remind you of a few key things that will help ensure that the 2012 MLK Day of Service is a great success.

Engage With Social Media

  • Like our Facebook page: facebook.com/MLKDay.
  • Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/mlkday and include the #MLKDay hashtag in your tweets.
  • Check out our MLK Day blog posts and share them with your friends and colleagues.
  • Change your Facebook or Twitter photo to the new MLK Day avatar on display here.

More Resources

Our MLKDay.gov website has many helpful resources to make sure your project goes off without a hitch including tips on final preparations, an event checklist , talking points, media tips and more.

The MLK Day Legacy of Service videos feature Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Joseph Lowery, former Senator Harris Wofford, Ruby Bridges, and other civil rights and service leaders reflecting on Dr. King's legacy of service. These videos are perfect to show at your MLK Day of Service event!

Dr. King once said, "Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve." Whatever you're doing -- be it spending the day at a food pantry, painting a school, or donating your time to a resume workshop -- be great, and serve.

Stay in Touch

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