Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated the third Monday in January. Sites listed in this section should be suitable for visitors of all ages. Sites provide material related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, including historical background, holiday stories and poems, graphics, and ideas for celebrating. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holidays Society.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. ) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. The holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act.
- Association for Leaders in Volunteer Engagement - The Association for Leaders Volunteer Engagement was created in 2007. It is a professional association for managers of volunteers. It is a nonprofit organization.
- Association for Volunteer Administration - The Association for Volunteer Administration was created in 1961 as a nonprofit association for those that work with volunteers, in any setting. For more than 44 years, it was the largest professional association in the world for managers of volunteers.
- Civic Engagement - Civic engagement or civic participation, according to the American Psychological Association, is "individual and collective actions designed to identify and address issues of public concern". It can be defined as citizens working together to make a change or difference in the community.
- Community Service - Community service is a non-paying job performed by one person or a group of people for the benefit of the community or its institutions. Community service is distinct from volunteering, since it is not always performed on a voluntary basis.
- Global Youth Service Day - Global Youth Service Day, originally launched and known as National Youth Service Day in the United States, is a coordinated annual event which gathers young people around the world in conducting community service, service learning, and youth voice activities that benefit their communities, their...
- Good Deeds Day - Good Deeds Day is an international day of volunteering. Beginning in 2007, its mission is to unite people from around the world in doing good deeds for others and the planet.
- Federal holidays in the United States
- Observances in the United States by presidential proclamation
- Movable January observances
- Monday observances
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- Site Martin Luther King Jr. Day at FamilyEducation.com www
Site helps families broaden their knowledge of King's life and legacy as they celebrate his birthday. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at FamilyEducation.com.
- Learn Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered www
Learn about Dr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered. King's work, life and the difficulty in making his birthday into a holiday celebrating his legacy. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Remembered.
- Examines Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net www
Examines the long road toward making King's birthday a national holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on the Net.
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Includes biography, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, timeline, and facts about other civil rights leaders. Infoplease - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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Offering information on the holiday such as how it was created, Luther King Day, a timeline, children songs, and information about Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Day.
- Page Annie's Martin Luther King Jr. Day page www
Page reflects on the King holiday from a Christian perspective. Annie's Martin Luther King Jr. Day page.
- To Martin Luther King Day of Service www
To support MLK Day of Service as 'A Day ON, Luther King Day of Service, Not a Day Off', the Corporation for National Service and the King Center provides grants to observe the holiday as a day of service. Martin Luther King Day of Service.
- Information The 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing www
Information and history of the Birmingham Church bombing of 1963. The 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing.
- This African American History: Welcome www
This project documents a selection of important events in African American history. American History: Welcome. Currently it begins with the 1857 Dred Scott case and continues through Plessy v. Ferguson, the civil rights movement from 1955-1965, and school integration. It may be expanded in the future to contain information on other topics as well. African American History: Welcome.
- Activities Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King www
Activities across the grades for learning about the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King.
- Crafts Martin Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids www
Crafts relating to Martin Luther King, Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids, Jr. including Rosa Parks stand-up bus, I Have a Dream coloring sheet and children holding hands coloring sheet. Martin Luther King, Jr. Crafts for kids.
- Authors FAIR | The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV www
Authors Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon explore the final years of King's life, The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV, from 1965-1968, delving into King's denunciation of the "capitalists of the West." FAIR | The Martin Luther King You Don't See on TV.
- Biography, Nobel Laureates: Martin Luther King, Jr. www
Biography, Laureates: Martin Luther King, Jr., presentation speech, and lectures surrounding the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize. Nobel Laureates: Martin Luther King, Jr..
- Full I See The Promised Land www
Full text of speech given just hours before King's assassination. I See The Promised Land.
- The "I Have a Dream" www
The forward and the speech delivered by King. "I Have a Dream".
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