Center for Civic Engagement

Alternative Breaks

Service-based trips provide the opportunity to deepen your awareness and understanding of a variety of social justice issues, and to partner with local organizations that are addressing those needs. Travel, live and serve in community, both domestically and abroad, building lifelong friendships.

2019-2020 Programs

NYC

LGBTQ+ Health (NYC)

Naz student reading to child

Youth Development (South Dakota)

Ecuador landscape

Food Sustainability (Ecuador)

alum working with homeless

Housing & Homelessness (Ohio)

hurricane damage

Disaster Recovery & Rebuilding (Texas)

horse

Ableism & Disabilities (Pennsylvania)

Costa Rica banana plant

Environment (Costa Rica)

INFO SESSIONS

  • Tuesday, September 3, 12:15 pm, GAC 122
  • Wednesday, September 4, 7:30 pm, GAC 122
  • Tuesday, September 10, 12:15 pm, GAC 122

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Alternative Break Parameters

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Pre-Reading
Learning Outcomes

Naz Alternative Breaks is part of the nation-wide Break Away organization, and follow their guiding principles of trips that include intentional preparation, continuous reflection and a commitment to service beyond the trip experience.

Experiential Learning

Some short-term opportunities are an approved pathway for Experiential Learning, which is one component of the Uncommon Core at Naz.

Learn more

  • Break Away national organization
  • Campus Compact Global Service Learning partnership for global learning and cooperative development.
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Active Citizenship Continuum