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Inspiring Acts of Social Change

13 Jan 2024
As we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., our reflection focuses on how we strive to honor the vision of one of history's most committed radicals and much-admired dreamer. In leading our greatest nonviolent movement for racial and economic justice, we remain grateful for Dr. King’s peaceful activism. Through his courageous acts, of resistance and love filled efforts of reconciliation, we have inherited a growing community of so many changemakers and inspired social justice leaders to lead us through our times.

Social change work can be done but unheard, loud but not engaged. However, Youth To The People has always benefitted from the learnings of all nonprofit partners and so many community leaders that advocate on behalf of human rights and human dignity. As we collectively observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will continue to act in service within our community towards the civil rights advancement for people of color and an equitable future for all.

MLK Activities and Resources

We encourage folx to check out the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (“The King Center”) for holiday programming throughout this month created in honor of Dr. King and his beloved community. Additional resources to engage include checking out The King Center’s Beloved Community Teach In designed for students and educators of learning, studying Dr. King’s Six Principles of Nonviolence and taking self-paced online course trainings social change practice provided by The King Center eLearning Institute.

A dream takes inspiration, energy, and hope. We can hold hands as a collective to build the rest.

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