Students who participated in this year’s Alternative Winter Break came together recently for a dinner to reflect on their experiences. Each January, student leaders organize AWB trips to take their peers into Maine communities to volunteer during the last week of winter break.
Ryan Davis ’15 and Tenzin Tsagong ’16 led a week-long trip that exposed and educated students on hunger and homelessness in Portland. Students primarily worked with the Preble Street Resource Center, headed by Mark Swann ’84. And Juliet Eyraud ’16 and June Guo ’16 led a trip that examined refugee and immigrant education in Maine. Read the full story by Julie Pinero ’14.