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2009 MLK Day of Service is Largest Ever

February 2, 2009

The Corporation for National and Community Service has released their findings on MLK Day 2009:  “Fueled by President Obama’s call to service, the 2009 King Day of Service experienced a historic level of participation, as Americans across the country honored Dr. King by serving their communities on the January 19 King Holiday. In total, more than 13,000 projects took place, more than doubling last year’s record of 5,000 projects. This historic turnout is the largest ever in the 14 years since Congress encouraged Americans to observe the King Holiday as a national day of service and charged the Corporation for National and Community Service with leading this national effort.”  Read the rest of this article

Contributing to this amazing feat, Alums across the country made an impact in their own communities.  Check out some the great projects and what Alums had to say about them here. The DC Alums MLK project video is featured below…  kudos again to everyone for an amazing day of service!

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