Martin Luther King Day

Honoring the legacy of the Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in 2023. How can we celebrate and honor the strides of not just MLK but civil rights leaders both from the past and currently shaping our country?

Learn about other civil rights figures such as the investigative journalist Ida B Wells and congressman John Lewis who expanded voting rights.

Visit a museum honoring the civil rights movement such as the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee or take a virtual reality tour like this one available through Penn State’s website.

Volunteer in your community through your local American Red Cross, send cards to deployed service members through Soldier’s Angels or donate to a coat drive like the KFOR Warmth 4 winter which has a drop off at the local Rockwell Plaza YMCA.