Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Alternative Breaks Core

OUR MISSION:
Alternative Breaks strives to promote active citizenship within the student body through community-based learning projects, focusing on social and environmental issues throughout the nation.

OUR VISION:
Alternative Breaks envisions a community of active citizens, empowered through service learning, who value the community as a priority when making life decisions.

OUR VALUES:
Community-Based Learning
Diversity and Inclusion
Teamwork
Dedication
Social and Environmental Responsibility

OUR PROGRAM:
Alternative Breaks (AB) offers all students the opportunity to spend a Saturday, winter break, spring break, or summer break volunteering, learning about social and environmental issues, and meeting new people. AB strives to make each trip diverse by placing people from different backgrounds and organizations on each trip. This allows everyone to learn from other members of their group. AB is not religiously affiliated and welcomes people of all faiths and beliefs. All AB trips are drug and alcohol free. By growing from participant to site leader to executive board in AB, students cultivate strong leadership skills.

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