2020 Lexington MLK Day of Service was a great success!
On Monday, January 20, 2020 the Town of Lexington commemorated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with its 7th annual family-friendly day of volunteer activities supporting the underserved. It was a fun and meaningful day.
We me our goal this year is to serve 3,000+ people through 700+ volunteers. It was humbling and amazing to see what our community can do when we work together.
Events began at 9:00 am with a Community Dialogue on Race at Grace Chapel. This year's topic was "The Necessity of Discussing Race and Racism with Your Family at Home."
At 11:00 am we gathered by the Minuteman Statue at the Lexington Green and participated in our traditional Unity Walk to Cary Memorial Hall.
The Opening Ceremony began at 11:15 am, where performers included Lexington literary performers Regie O'Hare Gibson, Jamele Adams, and the SNAP Sing Along Chorus, inspired us to share the spirit of Dr. King's legacy and kicked off the day's service/volunteer opportunities.
2020 MLK Day of Service at a Glance
The Association of Black Citizens
“MLK's 'The Purpose of Education'”
Saturday, January 18, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cary Memorial Library
Free, but space is limited
Click here for more information and to register
Score Boston Hockey
MLK quote of the week: “Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”
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