1. Wright Charter Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    –> 8th grade students share facts about MLK’s early life with the 4th graders When planning how to celebrate the life of MLK this year, it was a goal of mine that every staff member on our team would have the chance to participate in helping share his story. That...
  2. Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    On Monday, January 20, 2014, as most of the country observed Martin Luther King Day with a day off, our dedicated CalSERVES AmeriCorps members had a Day ON. They participated in giving back to the community – cleaning up parks, planting gardens, and making a difference in the community around...
  3. Martin Luther King Jr. Day On, Not Off 2013

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     “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What Are You Doing for Others?’” -Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday morning, AmeriCorps members all gathered in the main building of Catholic Charities. Everyone was eager to get to work due to the amount of work that needed to be done. With...
  4. A Day On, Not a Day Off for CalSERVES

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    On January 21,2013, CalSERVES will be partnering with Catholic Charities and the Volunteer Center of Sonoma County to provide service for the community. “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” With Dr. King’s words in mind, AmeriCorps members will be assisting...
  5. Day On, Not a Day Off at VOICES!

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    Getting things done!  Wright Charter spent their Martin Luther King Day working with the organization, VOICES. VOICES provides support for youth coming out the foster care system. They are involved with other organizations in the Sonoma area and are a stellar example of how much we can accomplish when we...
  6. A Successful Day of Service

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    Julie McClure, CalSERVES Program Director, writes a blog where she shares her insights and perspective on the CalSERVES program. Visit her blog to read about how the Martin Luther King Jr. Day ON not a Day OFF was celebrated around the county. CalSERVES Direct Blog CalSERVES was also featured in...
  7. A Day On, Not a Day Off

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    Art by Kathleen Chosa How are you celebrating Martin Luther King Day? Sleeping in? Hitting great sales? Or are you giving back to the community? If you are like the CalSERVES AmeriCorps folks, you will be giving a day of service! Yes, they give service pretty much around the clock,...
  8. CalSERVES Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Jerry Noviello, CalSERVES Program Coordinator  Artwork by the talented Kathleen Chosa Our Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Night was once again a great success! Hundreds of kids from our program came to Meadow View Elementary School to present their poems, songs, speeches, and skits. Everyone of our schools had students...
  9. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Night

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    Join us for the Annual  Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Night! Friday, January 15, 2010 from 6-8:30pm Meadow View Elementary School 2665 Dutton Meadow, Santa Rosa, CA Click Here for a map  Students from the CalSERVES programs will be sharing original poetry, songs, speeches, and skits to share their views...