|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - Photo Gallery|
Members help renew America's promise
On the eve of his inauguration, then President-elect Barack Obama issued a call of Renewing America's Promise: A Day of National Service to honor Dr. King's legacy. This was a perfect opportunity for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority chapters to continue the organization's history of giving service. Members around the world executed the Sorority's Extraordinary Service Program Platforms through activities that included:
In addition, members volunteered and assembled packages at the flagship service event, "A Day of Service for Our Military," held on the national observance of Dr. King's birthday in Washington, DC.
(Click on either the image thumbnail or the link adjacent to each thumbnail to see photographs of members participating in the Day of National Service activities. Within the gallery, mouse over a specific photo for more information.)