Each year we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and his efforts toward social justice, equal rights and peace as we observe the federal holiday in his name on or around his birthday, Jan. 15.
Since 1994, Congress has also designated the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday as a national day of service. What better way to begin your New Year than to give back to your community?
Perhaps you could help improve the environment by joining an outdoor service project and learning how to plant a tree. Or, consider supporting an environmental initiative within your community to improve its parks and overall quality of life.
Need more inspiration? Read the following words from Martin Luther King, Jr. and start making a difference in your community the “green” way.
Martin Luther King’s Top 5 Inspirational Quotes:
Feel inspired? Choose to give back to the environment as you join service projects in your town and you'll notice positive results within the happy, healthy community you can be proud to call home.