Alternative Spring Break 2014

 Alternative Spring Break

Every Spring, PPEHRC hosts an Alternative Spring Break to engage students in economic justice and human rights issues. As an alternative spring break participant, students have the opportunity to learn about and participate in foreclosure defense, urban farming, food distributions, anti-homelessness activism, community organizing, and preparation for the third US Social Forum, to be hosted in Philadelphia. 

Students and PPEHRC members getting ready for the Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

Students and PPEHRC members getting ready for the Keystone XL Pipeline Protest

Students coming from outside of Philly are hosted by PPEHRC members and participate in communal meals which provide the opportunity for students to engage in educationals and learn from seasoned organizers! During the 2014 Alternative Spring Break, students participated in the following: 

  • Keystone XL Pipeline Protest at the Federal Building

  • Educational Dinner with PPEHRC Leader Liz Ortiz

  • Reality Tour of Kensington

  • Orientation about PPEHRC

  • Worked on a massive list of needs within the PPEHRC office

  • Movie night with Asian Americans United to see American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

  • Earth Day to May Day Meeting organizing

  • Dinner and Educational with PPEHRC leaders Diane Johnson & Alesia Moore

  • Educational about housing takeovers, food distribution & political education

  • Housing Support & Press Release for Angel Perez

  • Watched the documentary: August In the Empire State

  • Dinner Educational with PPEHRC leader Galen Tyler about Political Democracy

  • Open Mic Night with youth at West Kensington Ministry

  • And more!

Educational with PPEHRC leaders Diane Johnson and Alesia Moore

Educational with PPEHRC leaders Diane Johnson and Alesia Moore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students working in the Office with PPEHRC leaders Cheri Honkala and Charles Tyler

Students working in the Office with PPEHRC leaders Cheri Honkala and Charles Tyler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saying Farewell to our amazing students!

Saying Farewell to our amazing students!

 

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