We take AMTRAK. • Leave Ann Arbor station at 12:29pm, Friday, April 26 and arrive New Orleans at 3:30pm Saturday.
After we pick up the car and leave our bags at United Saints Recovery Project we head to the Lower 9th Ward Village to work at a Fundraiser. The money raised supports the summer programming at the Center.
Monday-Saturday we will work, tour, and visit with the community of the Lower 9th Ward.
Sunday, May 5, we will attend the last day of Jazz Fest.
Monday, May 6 we board the train at 12:30 and arrive in Ann Arbor Tuesday between 6-7pm.
ASB 2013 stays at United Saints Recovery Project located on 2309 Dryades Street New Orleans, LA 70113-1607. • United Saints is located in Central City. • It is a short trolley ride to beignets and ice cream.
The cost of the trip is approx. $900 per person, which includes transportation on a luxury AMTRAK train and nine nights, meals, rental fee and gas for a large van and a ticket for Jazz Fest. A major expense is the renting vehicles in New Orleans. Coupons for Car Rental Agencies are Encouraged and Welcomed
Financial support is available; contact Gail.
Dedicated to Make a Change is DEDICATED TO HELPING EVERY YOUTH PARTICIPATE IN THE TRIP.
We are teens that go on service trips in the U.S. We have been going to New Orleans to do service work for the last 7 yrs. We need your help to go again. JOIN WE FIVE TEENS, to support community change in the 9th Ward. Please know, WE FIVE TEENS, created the campaign and the movie. Funds suppot trip April 27-May 7
Wednesday, Ferruary 27, 2013
"intensive & Topical Business Development Workshops"
Reeves Business Solutions 243 W. Congress, Suite 350, Detroit, 48226
Presentors: Tenay Hankins, Chairperson Joint Cities Development, Gail Wolkoff, Executive Director of Dedicated to Make a Change, L3C, Erika MsNamara, Attorney of Law.
'How to Turn You Entire Enterprise into a Highly Effective Sales Department"
Kirk Armstrong, trainer, speaker and consultant with more than 20 years experience in the area of sales, management, strategic planning, interpersonal Communication, and team building.
More Information: 313 961 1141 or www.jointcities.org/events
Dedicated to Make a Change youth who attended World AIDS day planning meetings. They learned that most of the activities, in Washtenaw County, were targeting college age and beyond. They were sorely disappointed because they are aware that youth, ages 13 to 23, are the highest growing group to be infected. From these planning meetings, the Peer to Peer for World AIDS Day was created. The information about HIV/AIDS is presented by youth. The quilt panel was designed by youth. There will be confidential on site HIV tesre the highest growing group to be infected. From these planning meetings, the Peer to Peer for World AIDS Day was created.
The information about HIV/AIDS is presented by youth. The quilt panel was designed by youth. Come and add your stitch to the AIDS quilt. There will be no-nonsense HIV/AIDS education and confidential on site HIV testing.
Washtenaw County HIV Trend Data: New Diagnoses & Risk Factors:
HARC - HIV/AIDS Resource Center:
For more information regarding the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt:
New Orleans Youth Service Experience
Alternative Spring Break
LEARNING brings CHANGE. CHANGE bring HOPE.
NOLA DATES for 2013: March 30-April 7 and April 27-May 5
The journey is open to ALL youth from 12-19.
We take AMTRAK.
ASB 2013 will stay at United Saints Recovery Project located on 2309 Dryades Street New Orleans, LA 70113-1607.
The cost of the trip is approx. $900 per person, which includes transportation on a luxury AMTRAK train and six nights, meals, rental fee and gas for a large van. A major expense is the renting vehicles in New Orleans. Coupons for Car Rental Agencies are Encouraged and Welcomed
Financial support is available; contact Gail.
A non-refundable deposit of $50 per person will hold a space.
Meal requests are made with a vegetarian option.However, vegetarians take note: most meals will include vegetable choices cooked “southern style,” with ham, bacon, etc. If you have any specific dietary limitations, you need to provide some of your own food.
We work Monday-Saturday from 9:00-4:30 or 5:00, or until the job is finished.
Below is information for the places we spend most of our time.
Location: Jim Toy Community Center
319 Braun Court, Ann Arbor
Sunday, November 18-2:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday, November 21-6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Spark East
215 West Michigan Ave. Ypsilanti
Monday, November 26-5:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday, November 29-5:00pm-6:00pm
New Orleans Youth Service Experience; an Alternative Break Dates:
March 30-April 7 and April 27 to May 5
Alternative Breaks promote community service, develops leadership skills, and creates strong bonds among participants. The experiences are public-service-oriented trips, planned by students, that focus on volunteerism and education about social justice issues in New Orleans.
This informational session will provide a trip overview, a discussion of the benefits of participating and details of the application process.
This interview is an in-depth look at the Dedicated to Make a Change, L3C and the social programs Gail works on to increase awareness about youth activism in the state of Michigan. The L3C brand and its true social impacts on our community is discussed in the second of the interviews by Erika.