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The Green Life: Green Your Environmental Justice: Volunteer on MLK Day

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January 13, 2011

Green Your Environmental Justice: Volunteer on MLK Day

Volunteer in your neighborhood In anticipation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 17, this week's tips will honor King's legacy by focusing on environmental justice, helping you fight for the dream that all communities, regardless of race or income level, can have freedom from pollution and the opportunity to benefit from the green economy.

Tip #4: Celebrate January 17 with a Day of Service

You don't have to be a famous civil-rights activist to make a difference. From beach cleanups to coat drives to green building projects, people all over the country will be following King's example this Monday, January 17 by devoting time to service projects. The government's MLK Day website can help you find volunteer opportunities where you live.

Tell us: How will you spend your day of service?


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