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Cardinal Commitment
Student service organization

Alternative Spring Break (ASB)

Multi-quarter part-time
Arts & Media, 
Education & Youth Development, 
Environmental Sustainability, 
Health, 
Human Rights, 
Identity, 
Law, Policy & Justice, 
Socio-Economic Prosperity, 
Technology & Engineering

The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program exposes students to complex social and cultural issues through community visits, experiential learning, direct service, group discussion, readings, and reflection activities. The program's vision is to transform students into advocates of social change on issues affecting our communities.

Cardinal Commitment Mentor: ASB Coordinators/Directors

Requirements

  • Trip leaders begin work in spring quarter;¬†work on their course over the summer; take class in the fall; facilitate their course in the winter; and lead the trip over spring break.

Learn more

Visit the Alternative Breaks @ Stanford website.

students lobbying for international human rights in Washington, D.C., 2013

"How can we get more people to care about international human rights and take action without oversimplifying the causes of or solutions to violent conflict?"

Jared Naimark, '14, majored in earth systems.

Jared Naimark, '14

Read this story

Eligibility

Trip leaders and program directors are eligible for the Cardinal Commitment program.

When

Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter

Location

Stanford

Open To

Undergraduates
Graduate Students
Coterm

Contact

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COVID-19
Check with the organization to see if they have remote opportunities available at this time. For alternative suggestions, contact an advisor

Advising
Not sure where to start, or need help finding an organization to work with? Contact an advisor

Resources
The Haas Center offers all kinds of resources for Cardinal Commitment organizations. Learn more

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