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GAL APPROVED! MLK Day Activities You Can Do Across The Nation! Chiku Awali Sports Clinic! Emmett Til Memorial Site. Astronaut Jose Hernandez!

By   |   January 18, 2021   |   Gal Approved

Today we celebrate the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of community service. Here are some events you can do right from the comfort of your living room, all part of the Presidential Inaugural Committee Day Of Service!

CHIKU AWALI AFRICAN DANCE, ARTS & CULTURE Sports Clinics For Kids By Kids (Suffern, N.Y.). Join the Rites Of Passage Students as they host Soccer, Basketball and Football clinics online starting at 11 a.m. EST.helps the kids participating earn their community service hours. Sign up and participate here: mobilize.us/nationaldayofservice/chikuawali. You can also make a donation to Chiku Awali, which promotes African dance and culture and teaches skillsets for success to young students of color. Learn more at chikuawali.org.

EMMETT TILL MEMORY PROJECT Beta Testing (Sumner, Miss.). Help memorialize the short life of Emmett Till as a beta tester. The app takes users to the most important sites in the Mississippi Delta and beyond. At each site, the app provides expert-vetted narratives, access to relevant archival documents, and a collection of historic and contemporary photographs. The ETMP teaches users what happened at each site in 1955 and how the sites have been commemorated since 1955.

ASTRONAUT JOSE HERNANDEZ Reach for the Stars (Los Angeles, Calif.). Learn all about his amazing journey from childhood to flying in space at 17,500 miles per hour! His story captures the imagination of young and old, boys and girls, and parents, all realizing that to reach these heights isn’t luck or God-given, it is setting goals and working relentlessly to reach them.

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