Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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1 What has been your journey, the key experiences, and decisions that have brought you to this point? (2000 min characters, 3000 max) Leaders in public service possess so much power in influencing the way people think, act, and feel. People such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was a pioneer in the civil rights movement, helped lead a community of people who were oppressed gain civil liberties. Gloria Steinem helped catapult the women’s liberation movement, and Mother Theresa who was known for her humanitarian work and advocacy, brought awareness to the plight of the poor and homeless. These people saw a need for change, a need for transformation, and wanted to revolutionize the world. They effectively altered the way society operated and viewed a particular population of people by advocating on their behalf and enlisting their counterparts in the community such as government and nonprofit organizations, political figures, and other activist to help. One does not have to be a prominent figure to serve the public. They just have to care and want to make a difference in their community. As I grew into my own personally and professionally, I came to discover that I too had a passion for public service and being a change agent in social issues. Over the years, I have seized any opportunity to volunteer my time and services to my community because of an overwhelming desire and passion to make a difference.
In addition to serving the community as a volunteer, I have…

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