Resources tagged with term(s) "Days of service"

  • On this special day, RTT will be cleaning and landscaping the yard for a low-income family on the east side near Esperanza En Escalante.  It's a big job that will probably take several days, but the result will be a tremendous resource to the...
  • This toolkit brings together members of a group, organization or neighborhood to sharpen individual insight and critical thinking through community interaction and meaningful dialogue. Conversations are focused around a shared text and a set of thought-...
  • This toolkit brings together members of a school community to sharpen individual insight and critical thinking through community interaction and meaningful dialogue. Conversations are focused around a shared text and a set of thought-provoking questions,...
  • This toolkit gives upper elementary and middle school students the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussion of a short reading in or out of school. A teacher or facilitator introduces thought-provoking questions and encourages kids to reflect on...
  • Mark your calendars for the opportunity to improve your practice, increase your leadership skills, and further your commitment to changing communities and the world – the National Service-Learning Conference and Global Youth Service Day!Monumental,...
  • National events and days of service are an important part of the AmeriCorps program year. This page contains resources related to supporting such events, including AmeriCorps Week, MLK Day of Service, and September 11th National Day of Service and...
  • This donation request template can help those who are planning a service project in seeking support via letter or e-mail. This sample was created for an MLK Day project, but can be altered for other needs. Created by the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther...
  • This adaptable toolkit is full of helpful ideas and marketing strategies to actively support your involvement in Family Volunteer Day. Within this toolkit, you will find project management resources specific to family and youth volunteering as well as...
  • While many Earth Day events now occur over a weekend, the official Earth Day itself is April 22. When this day falls on a weekday, many people with traditional work hours may not be able to participate in a project held on that day. At a small nonprofit...
  • After a long struggle, legislation was signed in 1983 creating a federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and charged...
  • AmeriCorps VISTA members at the University of Montana, under the auspices of the Montana Campus Compact (MTCC), helped institute the first annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service in Missoula in 2002. By partnering with Missoula Youth Homes, 35...
  • Beginning in 2002, family members who lost loved ones in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and support groups began to seek a forward-looking tribute to honor the sacrifice of those who were lost and pay tribute to those who rose in service in...
  • The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is considered the largest MLK Day of Service event in the United States. Co-chair Todd Bernstein explains how a collaboration of community organizations has effectively established and sustained...
  • Programs nationwide celebrate MLK Day of Service as "a day on, not a day off" by engaging youth, neighbors, partners, and businesses in service projects that promote Dr. King's legacy of service and justice. This practice was drawn from the Martin Luther...
  • On the MLK Day of Service, 2002, City Year San Antonio (CYSA) partnered with the City of San Antonio's Martin Luther King, Jr., Commission, and six local AmeriCorps programs to provide educational activities for youth and to enlighten roughly 50,000...
  • In 2009, Congress designated September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with supporting this effort across the country. On the anniversary of the September 11th attacks,...
  • Welcome to the official website supporting the September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance
  • The Corporation for National and Community Service has designed posters, videos, and fact sheets to help promote the MLK Day of Service. Most of the materials are free, and orders ship within one to three business days.
  • Forty years after Dr. King's assassination, Tom Brokaw takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. Goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths and, most importantly, the...
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?" On January 18, 2010, thousands of Americans across the country will answer that question by joining their neighbors and serving as part...
  • Contains project ideas for MLK Day in three levels of engagement: 30 easy to implement "Done in a Day" activities; 35 ideas and activities that individuals, businesses, groups, families, and youth can implement to help improve local and global communities...
  • Provides the resources needed to equip, mobilize, and inspire a community into action on MLK Day. Covers identifying goals and objectives, selecting a project, building community partnerships, obtaining resources, and more. Also contains project...
  • Explores the last few years in the life of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Using photographs, film footage, and diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of fellow activists, friends, journalists, political leaders, and law enforcement...
  • Includes the 2009 King Day of Service: Realizing the Dream video (5 minutes); Now Is the Time video (7 minutes) and MLK DAY Radio PSAs: What Are you Doing for Others (:60 :30); Beloved Community (:60); and I Have a Dream (:60 :30). Intended for...
  • Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is organized by Youth Service America with the Global Youth Action Network as its key partner and a consortium of international organizations and over 120 national coordinating committees in participating countries. GYSD is...

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