Community members rolled up their sleeves today to participate in multiple projects taking place throughout the city to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, and in attempt to fulfill the goal set by Congress in 1994 to make it a “day on, not a day off.”
Locals planted trees, cleaned up alleys, painted walls, repaired fences and more.
Check out some of the service projects that took place in Long Beach:
It’s a “Day On, Not A Day Off” in the North Long Beach #commUNITY.
— Rex Richardson (@RexRichardson) January 15, 2018
So happy to have organized a clean up of the Mary Molina Garden for the #MLKDay2018 Day of Service. A big thanks to Councilmember @lenagonzalezlb and her team + Long Beach Organic for your partnership and help! @LeadershipLB #LBserves #community pic.twitter.com/anZcXilJ4i
— Kathleen Boyd, CFP® (@kathleenboydlb) January 15, 2018
— Al Austin II (@austin2LB) January 15, 2018
Stephanie Rivera covers immigration and the north, west and central parts of Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected] or on Twitter at @StephRivera88.
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