It’s all too easy for children to view Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as just an extra day off from school. Our public relations team arranged for Jim Clark, a licensed clinical social worker and president and CEO of Daniel, to discuss the importance of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King with children on WJXT4: The Local Station yesterday.

Clark explained how teachers and parents can use the holiday as an opportunity to teach children how Dr. King’s leadership changed the face of a nation and help them better understand the struggles people faced while fighting for racial equality.

Some qualities all children can learn from Dr. King’s life include:

  • Equality
  • Power of Words
  • Faith
  • Nonviolence
  • Hope

Watch the full segment here:

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