Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Day On, Not a Day Off

The birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. is on Jan. 15; however, it is observed on the third Monday in January as a federal holiday. For 2024, the date falls on King's actual birthday, with Monday, Jan. 15 recognized as a federal and county holiday.

In honor of King’s legacy, Chesterfield County, Virginia State University and HandsOn Greater Richmond (part of the Community Foundation) hosted a "Day On, Not a Day Off" of service. View service volunteer opportunities.

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