The Catholic University of America

A Jan. 18 Washington Post article and a Jan. 18 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article detailed Catholic University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Day of service honors King’s legacy, as volunteers aim to ‘do something good’

From: The Washington Post
Date: Jan. 18, 2016
Authors: Susan Svrluga and Hamil R. Harris

Flynn Williams had helped take everything out of the kitchen cabinets, and now she was cleaning the shelves at a house she had never been to before because, she said, “Martin Luther King wouldn’t want us to just take a day off in honor of him — he would want us to go out and do something good for people.”

Williams, a freshman from Connecticut, had joined a group of other volunteers from Catholic University to help clean a home for people with developmental disabilities. Hundreds of students from Catholic — and countless other people around the Washington region — spent Monday picking up trash in parks, serving meals and visiting with elderly patients for a “Day of Service” to honor King’s legacy.

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Anacostia River cleanup held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From: WJLA
Date: Jan. 18, 2016


The impact of Martin Luther King, Jr on these Catholic students

From: Catholic News Agency/EWTN News
Date: Jan. 18, 2016
Author: Matt Hadro

Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2016 / 04:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic University of America may have closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but around 700 students, faculty, and staff observed the holiday by serving their Washington, D.C. community. 

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