Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national observation of the civil rights leader, established in 1983 by President Ronald Reagan. MLK Day is more than a day off for schools and many businesses — it is considered a day of service during which people, companies, and organizations are encouraged give back to their communities.
Here are some suggestions on how you can observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
Fast Company: “How Your Office Should Recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day”
Chicago Parent: “5 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids”
Hello Giggles: “8 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day meaningfully”
Don’t have a chance to celebrate or observe MLK Day today? Commit to doing something to observe this holiday next year. You can start by placing a date on your calendar to make a plan in advance of MLK Day 2020.