Social Justice Immersion Program Hits Close To Home

Swearer Center’s Winter Break Projects fosters students’ connections to local communities:


While some students relaxed at home over winter break, 35 social action-minded undergraduates spent a week living in a church in downtown Providence as part of the Winter Break Projects, a program run by the Swearer Center for Public Service. Participants broke off into five smaller groups that each focused on a specific issue in Rhode Island, including homelessness, environmental justice, health care, refugee communities and education.

(Distributed January 23, 2015)
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