A Jan. 18 Washington Post article and a Jan. 18 Catholic News Agency/EWTN News article detailed Catholic University's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
From: The Washington Post Date: Jan. 18, 2016 Authors: Susan Svrluga and Hamil R. Harris
Flynn Williams had helped take everything out of the kitchen cabinets, and now she was cleaning the shelves at a house she had never been to before because, she said, "Martin Luther King wouldn't want us to just take a day off in honor of him - he would want us to go out and do something good for people."
Williams, a freshman from Connecticut, had joined a group of other volunteers from Catholic University to help clean a home for people with developmental disabilities. Hundreds of students from Catholic - and countless other people around the Washington region - spent Monday picking up trash in parks, serving meals and visiting with elderly patients for a "Day of Service" to honor King's legacy.
From: WJLA Date: Jan. 18, 2016
From: Catholic News Agency/EWTN News Date: Jan. 18, 2016 Author: Matt Hadro
Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2016 / 04:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic University of America may have closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but around 700 students, faculty, and staff observed the holiday by serving their Washington, D.C. community.