MLK Day of Service presentation

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Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service in the City of Duarte. Sponsored bt the Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley.

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MLK Day of Service presentation

  1. 1. Martin Luther King, Jr.Day of Service in Duarte
  2. 2. On January 9, 2013, The Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valleysponsored the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service in the City of Duarte.
  3. 3. Over 40 youth volunteersfrom Duarte High Schoolhelped with planting adrought-tolerant garden atthe entrance to the newlyrefurbished Duarte HighSchool sports stadium.
  4. 4. Youth volunteers worked hard planting strawberries and coral bells.
  5. 5. Volunteer Center staff alsohelped and showed the teenshow to get the planting started.
  6. 6. An estimated 100 volunteer hours werecompleted during this Day of Service.
  7. 7. On January 17, 2013, City of Duarte held Remembrance Ceremony forMartin Luther King, Jr., at the Performing Arts Center in Duarte.This ceremony featured student performances, essay award winners, and guestspeakers, such as Dr. Terrance Roberts. Dr. Roberts braved hostile students and ashe was one of the first few to enter a desegregated high school in Little Rock, AKduring the 1950s. His speech was inspiration for all in attendance.
  8. 8. The MLK Day of Service and Remembrance Ceremony was also featured on theAccess Duarte website, and was also covered by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
  9. 9. As a result of this wonderful MLK Day of Service and Remembrance Ceremony, the Volunteer Center and the City of Duarte are now planning a third day of service. A larger scale Day of Service in Duarte will be planned for the next school year, and will utilize adult volunteers. Stay tuned for more!
  10. 10. As a result of this wonderful MLK Day of Service and Remembrance Ceremony, the Volunteer Center and the City of Duarte are now planning a third day of service. A larger scale Day of Service in Duarte will be planned for the next school year, and will utilize adult volunteers. Stay tuned for more!

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