Alternative Spring Break (ASB) 2021 [Full]
Addressing social issues & building community
All spots for ASB 2021 are filled. We will release applications for ASB 2022 in November 2021.
Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is a five-day virtual immersive learning experience in which participants explore the systemic and human dimensions of complex social issues in Baltimore. Participants build connections with local leaders, organizations, and policy makers and develop a sophisticated understanding of available resources and challenges. The program helps participants identify pathways to long-term community engagement.
ASB 2021 group topics are:
Transformative Justice and Decarceration (led by Wendy Zhang and Rehman Liaqat)
Food Justice (led by Mokeira Nyakoe and Faith Davis)
UMBC’s Center for Democracy and Civic Life hosts ASB.