Senator Boxer on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
2013-01-16 19:24:16
Dear Friend: On January 21st, people across America and around the world will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.� Each year, thanks to a 1983 federal law that I was proud to co-sponsor, we commemorate Dr. King�s birthday on the third Monday in January. It is only fitting that we honor Dr. King�s birthday by working to improve the lives of others.� Throughout our nation, people help those in need by feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, healing the sick, and offering a guiding hand to at-risk youth.� For information on how to make this holiday "A Day On, Not a Day Off," please go to boxer.senate.gov/en/press/updates/012113.cfm or visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service website at mlkday.gov/ It is also fitting � and tremendously exciting � that this year�s Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday falls on Inauguration Day, as the nation�s first African American president is sworn in for his second term.� On Saturday, January 19th, President Obama�s Inauguration Committee will host a wide range of volunteering events in Washington, DC and around the country honoring Dr. King.� To learn more, please go to www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/01/04/join-president-obama-national-day-service-0 and action.2013pic.org/service In his immortal �I Have a Dream� speech, Dr. King shared his vision of a land where people of every race, religion, and creed could realize the American dream of freedom and opportunity.� As we mark the national celebration of Dr. King�s birthday, let us not merely reflect on his work but also strive to make his dream a reality. Sincerely, Barbara Boxer United States Senator


January 16, 2013

Dear Friend:

On January 21st, people across America and around the world will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Each year, thanks to a 1983 federal law that I was proud to co-sponsor, we commemorate Dr. King�s birthday on the third Monday in January.

It is only fitting that we honor Dr. King�s birthday by working to improve the lives of others.  Throughout our nation, people help those in need by feeding the hungry, housing the homeless, healing the sick, and offering a guiding hand to at-risk youth.  For information on how to make this holiday "A Day On, Not a Day Off," please click It is also fitting � and tremendously exciting � that this year�s Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday falls on Inauguration Day, as the nation�s first African American president is sworn in for his second term.  On Saturday, January 19th, President Obama�s Inauguration Committee will host a wide range of volunteering events in Washington, DC and around the country honoring Dr. King.  To learn more, please click In his immortal �I Have a Dream� speech, Dr. King shared his vision of a land where people of every race, religion, and creed could realize the American dream of freedom and opportunity.  As we mark the national celebration of Dr. King�s birthday, let us not merely reflect on his work but also strive to make his dream a reality.
 

 


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