Alternative Break Service Trips

  • The Center for Social Concerns offers numerous Alternative Break Service Trips every year over spring break and following the end of the spring semester.  These are domestic and international trips planned and led by trained student leaders with faculty/staff accompaniers.  This year's trips include:

    • Mexico at the Misión de Armistad, focusing on community and economic development and access to health care and education.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • New! Mexico at L'Arche Mexico City, focusing on dignity for and community-building with individuals with and without disabilities in a cross-cultural setting.  Read more about their trip here  and support them here.
    • Guatemala at the San Lucas Mission, focusing on community and economic development, access to health care and education, and children/youth.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • Haiti, focusing on community development, children/youth, access to health care and education and support for those living with HIV/AIDS.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • L'Arche Toronto, focusing on dignity for and community-building with individuals with and without disabilities.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • Detroit, Michigan, focusing on food security, sustainable food systems, urban agriculture, dignity of work and worker's rights.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • Richmond, Kentucky, a Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge trip.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • Washington, D.C., a May ABST at the Father McKenna Center, focusing on the impact of hunger and homelessness for individuals and communities.  Read more about their trip here and support them here.
    • New! Habitat for Humanity International, focusing on access to affordable housing in a cross-cultural situation. Read more about their trip here and support them here.