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02/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

Martin Luther King Day: A Day On, Not A Day Off

The National Service Inclusion Project--making it possible for everyone to serve--has announced several projects throughout the nation that have been deliberate about accessibility, like the "Building a Ramp Into the Community" project in Morrisville, NC. A coalition of community groups is coming together to build ramps in the Durham community. Service members include 12 seniors and people with disabilities. NSIP offers this resource to help you make your service projects inclusive.

And finally, on the morning of January 19th, the Service Nation movement will convene its second large-scale, high profile event to call attention to the need for expanded national service.The event will take place at a public high school in Washington, D.C. After the event guests are invited to participate in a service project. Celebrities in attendance at the breakfast will be Tobey Maguire (who also attended the Presidential Candidates Forum at the Service Nation Summit in New York last fall), and Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. Moore and Kutcher will premiere the "Presidential Pledge," a Web-based video message from entertainment luminaries pledging service commitments. Other speakers will include Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty, Martin Luther King III, and TIME Managing Editor and Service Nation champion Richard Stengel.

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