Every Spring Break more than 100 students travel across the country on 12 Wake Alternative Break trips to do service, meet new people and learn more about complex social issues through experience and reflection.
This week (March 5-12) students are volunteering in the following places:
- Chicago, Ill.: Latino Community Outreach
- Washington, D.C.: College Access co-sponsored with Wake Forest Scholars
- Roanoke, Va.: Public Health
- New Orleans, La.: Disaster Recovery
- Winston-Salem, N.C.: Food & Economic Justice Staycation
- Maryville, Tenn.: Snowbird Cherokee Community
- Shenandoah State Park (Va.): Mindfulness and Environmental Conservation
- Selma, Ala.: Aging and Rural Poverty
- Everglades, Fla.: Back Country Exploration and Environmental Conservation co-sponsored with Outdoor Pursuits
- Asheville, N.C.: Sexual Assault Prevention co-sponsored with The Women’s Center
- Washington, D.C.: Interfaith Service co-sponsored with The Office of the Chaplain
- Pennsylvania: Sustainable Farming (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) co-sponsored with The Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University
Visit the Wake Alternative Break blog for updates on the work they are doing.