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Working Together to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - The Vindicator


What prompted Anika Jacobs’ desire to busily improve the look of a home in the cold and get covered with burs?

“Today, we’re following the teachings of Martin Luther King to serve. Everyone can work together,” explained Davis, a neighborhood organizer with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. Despite the 12-degree weather, Davis was undaunted and happy to join several dozen YNDC and other volunteers for Monday morning’s community-service work project in the city’s Cottage Grove neighborhood. In addition, the cleanup effort was part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service to honor the civil-rights leader’s life and legacy. To read the full story from The Vindicator, click here.