The GIVE Center director wants Baldwin County to look at this as another opportunity to give back “because we have so many issues in our community.”
“Take it as a day to reflect and find out what it means to be a community member in Baldwin County. If you look around the community, we have the need everyday. This is a good way to jump start the year and pledge that you’d like to give back,” Stiles said.
Generating year round service and community commitment is a goal of MLK Day.
“A lot of people only think about social justice and community service on this holiday,” Little said. “That’s great, but the most important work is done the other 364 days out of the year. Regardless of what your background, talents or interests are, there is a huge amount of things that any individual can do to empower and uplift their community. You have to train yourself to remain engaged.”
Those with volunteer questions should call Stiles at 478-445-5936.
Also, follow the volunteer link at orgsync.com/16473/forms/92794 to sign up.
Those wanting to join in one or all of the events can also call CISMBC at 478-452-3408 and GC’s Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity at 478-445-4233.
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