What is Mandela Day? – Following the success of Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday celebrations in London’s Hyde Park in June 2008, a decision was made to celebrate Mr. Mandela’s birthday each year with a day dedicated to his life’s work and that of his charitable organizations, and to ensure his legacy continues forever.
The Mandela Day campaign message is simple: Mr. Mandela gave 67 years of his life fighting for the rights of humanity. Mandela Day is a call to action for people everywhere to take responsibility for making the world a better place. By becoming a Mandela Day Changemaker you can show that actions speak louder than words.
Get Involved: Nelson Mandela gave 67 years of his life to the struggle for social justice. Individuals, organizations and communities are urged to give 67 minutes of your day on July 18, 2012 in service. You can add to the initiative’s momentum by telling as many people as possible about it. 67 Ways To Change The World