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#IMPACTMLK 29 January 2013

February 4, 2013 | By |

#IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall

29 January 2013

Storified by TeamIMPACT· Mon, Feb 04 2013 11:10:36

RT @teamIMPACT: TODAY! Please join us at 1 pm ET as we continue our #IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall series – #Careers in Public Service. #IMPACTYourWorldMonica Ortiz
RT @teamIMPACT: Thanks for joining us for today’s final #IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall!!! Today we will discuss #publicservice #IMPACTJobs @RPublicServiceAyofemi
RT @teamIMPACT: In our first #IMPACTMLK conversation, we discussed #MLK’s life, #MLKDay history, & #MLKMemorial History #IMPACTJobsGina Waters-Payne
View our first #IMPACTMLK conversation here: http://storify.com/TeamIMPACT/impactmlk-twitter-town-hall #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
In our second #IMPACTMLK conversation, we discussed the #NationalDayofService & ways to honor #MLK’s legacy year-round @Interior #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
View our second #IMPACTMLK conversation here: http://storify.com/TeamIMPACT/impactmlk-twitter-town-hall-1 @storify @SMCDCIMPACT
Organizations like @RPublicService exist to inspire our generation to serve in and transform government at all levels #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
Today we talk #MLK’s legacy in the context of #publicservice & economic empowerment which #MLK focused on from 61-68 #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsBrandon Andrews
IMPACT hosted an #IMPACTJobs event in December 2012, and will focus on one of our core principles, economic empowerment, in 2013. #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: View the conversation from our #IMPACTJobs here: http://storify.com/TeamIMPACT/impactjobs#IMPACTMLK @RPublicService #publicserviceDominique
First, a little history #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: Dr. King delivered the “I have a dream” speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKBon Amant
RT @teamIMPACT: Commonly known as the #MarchOnWashington. The event was held August 28, 1963. 250,000 people in attendance. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #IMPACTJobsOshawn Jefferson
RT @teamIMPACT: #MLK announced the Poor People’s Campaign focusing on jobs & freedom for the poor of all races. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #IMPACTJobsTHE CBC
RT @teamIMPACT: @R3VJt check out the #MarchOnWashington exhibit at the @amhistorymuseum for more info #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsJeff Thames
August 2013 will mark the 50th anny of #MarchOnWashington. @TeamIMPACT looks forward to commemorating @interior @nationalmallnps #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
Last year, @TeamIMPACT directors assisted @OfficialCBC with its national #ForThePeople job fair tour. #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
IMPACT will continue Dr. King’s work in economic justice this year. Sign up to join us! http://bit.ly/impactsignup #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: The basic definition of public service is a “service rendered in the public interest.” #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobs @RPublicServiceBrandon Andrews
Check out http://www.ourpublicservice.org for more info on @RPublicService #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
Lyndon Johnson told Civil Rights leaders that his internal efforts had to be coupled with their agitation to bring about change. #IMPACTMLKDavid Johns
RT @teamIMPACT: #MLK knew that you need agitators outside and policy-makers within government to bring about change. #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsJaimee
Orgs at every level of #gov need young professionals to revitalize, work in, lead government @RPublicService #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
RT @MrDavidJohns: Pursue pubic service #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsPubic Sector
RT @MrDavidJohns: Submit resumes to resumes@IMPACT-DC.com #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKCandiSimon
Heads up #CBCFAlumni! “@teambmichael: For Presidential Administration jobs: http://www.whitehouse.gov/apply #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLK”CBCF Inc.
“Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”Mark 9:35 NIV #teachthebabies #IMPACTMLKDavid Johns
Find U.S. #Senate Jobs here: http://www.senate.gov/employment/po/positions.htm @USSenateNews #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKBrandon Andrews
RT @teamIMPACT: Submit resumes to resumes@IMPACT-DC.com #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKMagicJohnsonFDN
RT @KayMichelleEsq: Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. -Muhammad Ali #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
RT @teambmichael: Find U.S. #House jobs here: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/hvaps_subscribe.php #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKAniesia Williams
RT @MrDavidJohns: Find links to state level job openings here: http://www.statelocalgov.net/50states-jobs.cfm #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsStephanieMaddinSmith
RT @teamIMPACT: Submit resumes to resumes@IMPACT-DC.com #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKNinaSophia
RT @teamIMPACT: Last year, @TeamIMPACT directors assisted @OfficialCBC with its national #ForThePeople job fair tour. #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsSarah
RT @teamIMPACT: #MLK knew that you need agitators outside and policy-makers within government to bring about change. #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsAnshantia Oso
RT @MrDavidJohns: Submit resumes to resumes@IMPACT-DC.com #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKYvette B. Williams
CORRECTION: Get the official list of #federal government job openings @USAJobs @USAJobsCareers http://www.usajobs.gov #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
RT @MrDavidJohns: Submit resumes to resumes@IMPACT-DC.com #IMPACTJobs #IMPACTMLKHoneygirl Charly
Acknowledge that it’s bigger than you #IMPACTMLK #IMPACTJobsDavid Johns

28 Jan

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#IMPACTMLK 22 January, 2013

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#IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall

22 Jan 2013

Storified by TeamIMPACT· Mon, Jan 28 2013 07:31:22

Join @TeamIMPACT for our #IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall "A lifestyle of service" TODAY 1PM EST @MLKDay #Service @nationalservice #DC @smwwdcGina Waters-Payne
IMPACT hosted an #MLKDay service event with @NationalMallNPS & @interior Secretary Salazar on January 19! #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
The first #MLKDay took place on Nov. 2, 1983 #IMPACTMLK Today, the National Day of Service also honors his legacy.Brandon Andrews
RT @teambmichael: Over 100 volunteers participated in the #IMPACTMLK service event at the #Memorial #MLKDay @MLKDayChristian
Volunteers, including @interior Secretary Salazar mulched and raked the grounds at the #MLK memorial #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK http://pic.twitter.com/p1JrjpdsBrandon Andrews
RT @teamimpact: Volunteers, including @Interior Secretary Salazar mulched and raked the grounds at the #MLK memorial #MLKDay #IMPACTMLKFlash Volunteer
If we are to allow Dr. King’s life to be truly instructive, we must commit ourselves to service year-round #MLK #IMPACTMLK @nationalserviceIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: Dr. King taught us #IMPACTMLK RT @UncleRUSH: Don’t forget the most effective and easiest way to change people is through love. #MLK @MLKDayNinaSophia
RT @teamIMPACT: According to @nationalservice 64.3M adults, about 1 in 4, volunteered throuhg a formal organization in 2011. #IMPACTMLK @MLKDay #serviceAnnisha Williamson
These Americans served 7.9 billion hours.Valued at $171 billion #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDay @nationalserviceBrandon Andrews
@teamIMPACT’s @angela_rye @JoeBriggsEsq & @teambmichael with @interior Secretary Salazar at #MLKDay of Service @MLKDay http://pic.twitter.com/jnhkHjRnBrandon Andrews
RT @teamIMPACT: Volunteering in America hit a 5year high in 2011. America has a rich history of volunteering. #IMPACTMLK @MLKday @nationalserviceSarah
RT @teamIMPACT: #MLK said: "Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle." #IMPACTMLK @MLKDayKeecia Allen
Your commitment to service in 2013, will ensure positive change for our nation. http://www.impact-dc.com/mlk-day-of-service-2013 #IMPACTMLK @MLKDay @nationalserviceIMPACT
Philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville wrote about Americans joining groups & volunteering in "Democracy in America" #IMPACTMLK @nationalserviceBrandon Andrews
America consistently leads the world in number of volunteers, volunteer hours, and amount given #IMPACTMLK @nationalservice @MKDayBrandon Andrews
fundraising, food collection/service, general labor, & tutoring/teaching were top volunteer activities in 2011 #IMPACTMLK @nationalserviceBrandon Andrews
In addition to this formal volunteering, 2 out of 3 Americans volunteered informally by doing favors or helping out neighbors #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
Join @TeamIMPACT in pledging volunteer hours in 2013. The key to consistent volunteering is finding your niche @nationalservice #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: Where you volunteer most should be a natural extension of your life, skills, and interests @nationalservice #impactmlkWesley D
RT @teamIMPACT: View pics with @nationalmallnps @interior Secretary Salazar & @teamIMPACT here-> http://www.impact-dc.com/MLK-day-of-service-2013 #impactmlkDavid Johns
MLK Day of Service 2013
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#IMPACTMLK January 15, 2013

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#IMPACTMLK Twitter Town Hall

15 Jan 2013

Storified by TeamIMPACT· Tue, Jan 15 2013 15:15:13

#HBD #MartinLutherKingJr @teamIMPACT #IMPACT http://pic.twitter.com/xNaprDTbIMPACT
RT @SweetSarahndpty: Are you joining @teamIMPACT today at 1pm for our #IMPACTMLK twitter townhall? You should!Annisha Williamson
#IMPACTMLK RT @teamIMPACT: First, lets take a look at this history of #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayJoe Briggs, Esq.
The idea of an #MLKDay holiday was first promoted by labor unions in contract negotiations. http://bit.ly/X0dqYa #IMPACTMLK #MLKIMPACT
RT @teambmichael: "This is not a black holiday; it is a people’s holiday," – Coretta Scott King #MLKday http://ti.me/ZSzAC2 #IMPACTMLK #MLKDistrictly Speaking
RT @ninasophia81: @repjohnconyers introduced the 1st legislation seeking to make King’s birthday, 1/15, a federal holiday #IMPACTMLK http://ti.me/13nZv4lAhimsa
The #MLKDay bill first came to a vote in the US House in 1979. It fell 5 votes short of passage. #MLK http://bit.ly/X0dqYa #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: After the #MLKDay was stalled, six million supportive petitions were submitted to Congress. #MLK #IMPACTMLK http://bit.ly/ZFzzMXThat Girl Kesha
A compromise moved the holiday from Jan. 15, King’s birthday, b/c it was too close to Christmas & NYE. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayBrandon Andrews
RT @teambmichael: Americans commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on the third Monday in January. #MLKday #IMPACTMLK #MLKNinaSophia
RT @ninasophia81: Congress passed #MLKDay legislation in 1983; it was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDAYCBCF Inc.
The first #MLKDay took place on Nov. 2, 1983 #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDayJavier Martinez
30 years after the #MLKDay legislation was signed, the commemorative day has turned into a day of service and volunteerism. #MLK #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
@nationalservice @servedotgov @SERVEDC @HandsOnNetwork & @MLKDay @obamainaugural honor #MLK’s legacy through service #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: In 1973 Illinois was the first state to adopt MLK Day as a state holiday.#MLKdayhttp://bit.ly/ZFzzMX #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDaySarah
RT @teamIMPACT: 1999: NH was the last state to adopt #MLKDay as a paid state holiday http://bit.ly/ZFzzMX #IMPACTMLKJoe Briggs, Esq.
RT @teambmichael: In 2000 South Carolina became the last state to make #MLKDay a paid holiday for all state employees. #IMPACTMLK http://bit.ly/ZFzzMX #MLKDominique
2 other persons have national holidays in the United States: George Washington and Christopher Columbus. #MLKday #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDayIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on at noon on January 15, 1929. #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK Let’s take a look at #MLK’s personal historyCandiSimon
In 1948 #MLK graduated from Morehouse College entered Crozer Theological Seminary & was ordained to the Baptist ministry #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayBrandon Andrews
RT @teamIMPACT: In 1955 Dr. King received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Systematic Theology. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayAnnisha Williamson
RT @teamIMPACT: Later in 1955 Dr. King joined the bus boycott after Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK #blackhistory @MLKDayDominique
Visit: http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_montgomery_bus_boycott_1955_1956/ to learn more about the Montgomery Bus Boycott #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDay #blackhistory #IMPACTMLKIMPACT
On November 13, 1955 SCOTUS ruled that bus segregation is illegal; ensuring victory for the boycott. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKdayIMPACT
1957: #MLK elected president of the SCLC. Providing new leadership 4 the then burgeoning civil rights movement. #MLKday #IMPACTMLK @MLKDayBrandon Andrews
Later in 1957, the US Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957. First civil rights bill since reconstruction. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLKIMPACT
In 1959 Dr. King visited India to study Mohandas #Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayIMPACT
RT @teambmichael: Sometimes you have to leave the familiar to get the revelation you need to change. #MLKDay #MLK #IMPACTMLK @MLKdayCandiSimon
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLK http://twitpic.com/bvib8qCornel West
In 1960 lunch counter sit-ins began in Greensboro,NC. Dr. King is arrested during a sit-in waiting to be served at a restaurant. #IMPACTMLKNinaSophia
1961: Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate travel due to work of #MLK. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: 1961: Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) began #FreedomRides #MLK #MLKDay @MLKDay #IMPACTMLKPoliticalJones
#MLK delivers “I have a dream” speech during the March on Washington held August 28, 1963. 250,000 people in attendance. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayIMPACT
RT @ninasophia81: In 1964 the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is signed into law and Dr. King receives the Nobel Prize. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDAYTiffani Clements
In 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayNinaSophia
Our #VoteReady campaign protects voting rights act RT @ninasophia81: In 1965, POTUS Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayIMPACT
B/W 1965 & 1968, #MLK began the #PoorPeoplesCampaign & focused on economic justice. #MLKday http://bit.ly/wkCzOl #IMPACTMLK @MLKDayBrandon Andrews
IMPACT will continue #MLK’s work in economic justice this year. Sign up! Join us! http://bit.ly/impactsignup #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK #IMPACTJobsIMPACT
April 4, 1968: #MLK was fatally shot while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay @MLKDayIMPACT
Get into this @teamIMPACT twitter town hall all about Dr. King. #IMPACTMLKJoe Briggs, Esq.
RT @teamIMPACT: Volunteer on #MLKDay and make pledge to volunteer a number of hours in 2013. http://bit.ly/impactsignup #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay @MLKDay #MLK #service Shrowder
IMPACT will host a #MLKDay event with @NationalMallNPS at the #MLKMemorial & other sites on the mall. #IMPACTMLK #MLK #DCEvents @MLKDayBrandon Andrews
Before we go, lets review the history of the #MLKMemorial that IMPACT will be making more beautiful this Saturday. #IMPACTMLK @MLKDay #MLKIMPACT
In 1984, members of Dr. King’s fraternity – Alpha Phi Alpha – conceive and present the idea of a memorial. #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDayIMPACT
RT @teamIMPACT: In 1996 President Bill Clinton signs congressional authorization proposing creation of a #MLKMemorial #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDayMagicJohnsonFDN
In 1999 the National Capital Planning Commission approved a four-acre site for the memorial. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayIMPACT
In 2000, a design submitted by the ROMA design group, of San Francisco, was selected. #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK #MLK @MLKDay @obamainauguralIMPACT
In 2002, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts voted in favor of the preliminary design. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDayBrandon Andrews
In 2006, then-Senator @BarackObama attend the ceremonial groundbreaking for the memorial. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDay #MLK @MLKDay @obamainauguralIMPACT
In October 2011, the #MLKMemorial is dedicated. #IMPACTMLK #MLKDayNinaSophia
RT @teamIMPACT: Thanks for joining today’s #IMPACTMLK #Twitter Town Hall. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/impactsignup Check: http://www.impact-dc.com/inauguration2013 #MLK #MLKDayGina Waters-Payne
Thanks for joining today’s #Twitter Town Hall!!! What does the legacy of #MLK mean to you? #MLKDAY #IMPACTMLK @MLKDayIMPACT
How will you honor #MLK’s legacy through service on 19 Jan? How will you honor his legacy throughout 2013? #MLKDay #IMPACTMLK @MLKDayIMPACT
MLK Day of Service 2013Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Team IMPACT during the 2013 MLK Day of Service. Currently, the event is at capacity. We …
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