Today was the 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Lynn. A coalition of organizations including the Lynn Community Association, Girls Inc., Coalition that Cares (CTC), Social Capital, Inc., RAW Arts, Circle of Nations, and The Food Project sent approximately 320 volunteers to service projects throughout the city.
These photos are from Girls, Inc., the organizer’s base of operations, and the Lynn YMCA, which received volunteers to help with their “Hoops & Dreams” event. Children and volunteers there washed toys, watched the “I have a dream” speech and President Obama’s inauguration speech, and honed their basketball skills with the help of volunteers. They also met Congressman Seth Moulton and State Representative Brendan Crighton as they participated in creating this wall: