In 1957, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. posed the idea that “Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?’” As we kick of 2017, millions of Americans will come together over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service and civic dialogue.
MLK Day of Service
On Jan. 16, millions of volunteers will come together for Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, to honor the legacy of a man who dedicated his life to the service of others. As we kick off 2017, MLK Day is an important opportunity for Americans to unite through service.
As a kid reading wasn’t fun for Alvin Irby – but it was fundamental. As a former New York schoolteacher he understands the difference that the love of reading has made in his life. His Barbershop Books program brings his passion for reading to young boys by creating small reading areas in urban barbershops.