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Service Clubs
The goal of the MLK365 Service Clubs is to support service learning by establishing student groups committed to volunteer service. Global Citizen assists organizations by creating, tailoring, and providing the MLK365 Service Club curriculum. Staff is available to train volunteers and facilitators through workshops, to teach the curriculum, and to provide year-round support. For more information, please contact Louisa at or 215-851-1806.
Volunteer Opportunity: Philadelphia Reads
PHILADELPHIA READS is looking for volunteers to assist with basic data entry throughout the month of June. If interested, please contact Amy Purdy at
The Bipartisan Policy Center Conference
Thanks to the Bipartisan Policy Center for an insightful afternoon of discussion, exploring how diverse methods of public service may be used to address community challenges and further unite citizens. 
Visit our Flickr photo-stream to view a few snapshots from the event.
MLK365 August, 2013 Newsletter



Thank you to everyone who participated earlier this week in our 5th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit on Race Relations (click here for highlights of news coverage). To view photos from the Beer Summit, click hereA diverse cross section of more than one hundred concerned citizens candidly shared their experiences, concerns, discussed issues of the day and ways of finding common ground.  Our next quarterly conversation on race will take place in October. In the interim, I invite you to share with me and our Global Citizen team any feedback from the Beer Summit and suggestions for future conversations. Please send your comments to me at


On July 22 and 23, we partnered with the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C. for a national town meeting at the National Constitution Center on public service and finding common sense solutions. I was pleased to serve on the panel with a group of national elected officials and community leaders, and honored that the Bipartisan Policy Center recognized our work to promote civic engagement with their inaugural Public Service Award


August is a milestone month as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. King's iconic  I Have a Dream speech. We are partnering with the National Constitution Center as they host a series of public events on Wednesday, August 28.


Today, we are hosting our MLK365 Community Leadership Workshop in Camden, New Jersey. You are invited to join us for our upcoming MLK365 & Neighbors in Action Community Leadership webinar on Tuesday, August 13. On Thursday, August 23, Mission365 will host an Interview Skills Workshop at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center.

For more information on MLK365, visit, email or call 215-851-1811. 


Best Regards,   

Todd Bernstein
Todd Bernstein, President, Global Citizen 

Founder and Director,

Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service/MLK365
Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. King
at the National Constitution Center
August 28, 11:00 AM NCC

On the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream" Speech, the National Constitution Center will look back on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose life was tragically cut short in 1968.
Visitors can join a discussion about Bayard Rustin, an architect of the March on Washington and a close mentor of Dr. King's.The Center will host a concert featuring singer Alexis P. Suter performing some of the 1960s favorites that were performed by Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, and other music legends at the 1963 March on Washington. Families will have the opportunity  to create "I Have a Dream" mobiles and refrigerator magnets featuring civil rights heroes. 
For More information, please visit

MLK365 & Neighbors in Action
Community Leadership Workshops

August 13, 1:00 PM 



Global Citizen, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, has launched a community workshop series focused on building community leadership and involvement through civic engagement.


These workshops share best practices in civic leadership, as well as guide participants through the process of developing projects to address community needs.


To RSVP for the August 13 webinarCLICK HERE


For more information, please contact Louisa Mfum-Mensah at or call 215-851-1806.
Service Day at the VA Community Living Center

On July 13, Global Citizen and Philadelphia Youth in Service partnered to play table games with veterans at the Veterans Administration Community Living Center. The veterans and young people seemed to have a wonderful experience.

On August 23, Global Citizen will be conducting an Interview Skills Workshop at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center. 

For information on additional Mission365 programs, please contact Elyse at

Thank you to the following organizations for their ongoing support of MLK365:
McNeil, Johnson & Johnson     Comcast            Drexel University