Volunteers Preserve Historic Slave Cemetery In Honor Of King

Posted by admin on Jan 22, 2013

Dozens of volunteers spent MLK Day giving back to the community and preserving a piece of Austin’s history. American YouthWorks led the volunteer effort at Burdett Prairie Cemetery in Southeast Austin near Montopolis.

American YouthWorks helps at-risk young people through education, service and jobs training. Volunteers mowed the lawns, cut tree branches, raked leaves and cleaned the neglected area.

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