Harding Middle School students join volunteers for the Martin Luther King Day of Service
Harding Middle School student Ikasia Smith (far right) and a volunteer were among more than 1,000 workers who joined City Year Philadelphia for the Martin Luther King Day of Service activities on Jan. 16. The volunteers at Harding in Frankford painted murals and did small building projects, including making team benches in the gymnasium. City Year is an education-focused national service organization dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. City Year Philadelphia partners with a school each year to support students by mentoring, tutoring and coaching them to help make sure that they stay on track to graduation.