Inauguration Events and National Days of Service

Excitement is building for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th. There are plenty of ways for you to get involved in the celebration even if you can't make it to Washington, D.C. MassForChange and MassDems are listing nearly 100 inaugural events being held in Massachusetts.

In honor of this national celebration of democracy, Barack Obama has called for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 19th, to be a National Day of Service. The Presidential Inaugural Committee has expanded that to include the weekend of January 17th and 18th. MassForChange is coordinating the service efforts here in Massachusetts, and you can also log on to the national web site: From that web site, you will be able to find service projects in Cambridge and Somerville. If you would like to host an event, contact Sarah Compton at MassForChange or log in to directly and click "Host an Event".

Don't forget that we are hosting an Inauguration Party on Tuesday, January 20th. The final plans are taking shape, and we'll let you know soon when and where the party will be held.


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