Planning your project
|Planning for Individuals or Small Groups:|
|Individual Ways to Serve
Ideas for people who are looking for more opportunities to make a difference in their communities. Createthegood.org
|Planning for Individuals and Any Sized Groups:|
Ideas for people who are looking to create projects that will make a difference in their communities.
|Sample needs assessment survey||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Planning for Medium to Large-Sized Groups:|
|Martin Luther King Day Toolkit
A step by step guide to planning the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Hard copies available at www.nationalservicepubs.org.
|Project Ideas||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Involve Kids in the MLK Day of Service
Ideas and Resources for MLK Day of Service Projects for Kids from Pre-K to 8th grade.
|Senior Corps MLK Day Project Examples||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Generating Projects||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Community Partnerships||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Creative Ways to Start and Grow MLK Day of Service Initiatives||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Creating Newsworthy Projects||VIEW RESOURCE|
|Project Management||VIEW RESOURCE|
|MLK Prep Charts
These hour by hour charts will help you with making final preparations for the MLK Day of Service.
|Planning Your Project
Additional project examples.
|Project Planning Online Course
An online course in the basics of planning a successful service project from conception to follow up.
|Effective Practices – Planning a Service Event
A series of effective practices covering a wide range of event planning topics.
|MLK Day Project Development Kit
Resource used by Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service, which organized 60,000 volunteers serving in over 600 service projects for the 2008 MLK Day.
|Connect Service to Dr. King and Civil Rights|
|Connecting Your MLK Day work with the life and teachings of Dr. King (National Alliance of Faith and Justice)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Classroom Conversations (NYCH)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Community Conversations (NYCH)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Community Conversations For Families (NYCH)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Help neighbors with home weatherization and energy savings (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Environmental Toolkits (Hands on Network)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|55 Environmental Service-Learning Projects (YSA)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Teach financial literacy courses (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Help someone access public benefit programs (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Economy Toolkits (Hands on Network)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|EITC and VITA Resources||VIEW Resource|
|Emergency Preparation (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Hurricane Preparation (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Disaster Relief & Preparedness Through Service-Learning (YSA)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Organize a prison book drive||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Organize a book club (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Organize a school supply drive (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Education Toolkits (Hands on Network)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Plan a community garden (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Start a walking group (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Healthy Living Toolkits (Hands on Network)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|First Responders: Youth Addressing Childhood Obesity Through Service-Learning (YSA)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Veterans and Military Families|
|Help military families (AARP)||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|
|Connecting Veterans to Community Services||VIEW ACTION GUIDE|