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Spring Break Immersions

 

I'M Brownsville, Texas

Dates: March 10-17, 2018
The team will be hosted by the Christian Brothers and partner with a variety of community organizations to directly serve in their work and to learn about immigration and life in a border town. Some of the partners would be the Catholic Charities immigration assistance center serving people just crossing the border, La Posada Providencia which is a community for migrants, Guadalupe Regional Middle School and the Brownsville Wellness Coalition.
Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply!
Estimated cost: $1,000
Student Leader: Alejandro Banda

I'M Chicago

Dates: March 9-17, 2018
Port Ministries, a Franciscan inspired non-profit organization, will engage our group in their comprehensive services addressing the basic needs of food, healthcare and education, while also educating the group about the root causes of poverty, hunger and despair on the Southside of Chicago.
Estimated cost: $850
Student Leader: Samantha Carter

I'M Nazareth Farm, West Virginia

Dates: March 11-17, 2018
At Nazareth Farm, students will learn about the economic and environmental injustices and cultural richness of Appalachia and engage in service opportunities such as constructing homes and visiting community members. This service-retreat experience will focus on the cornerstones of simplicity, community, prayer and service.
Estimated cost: $350
Student Leader: Emily Bianchino

I'M New Orleans

Dates: March 10-17, 2018
Hurricane Katrina is over but hardly forgotten as a distant memory. The IIM team will partner and serve at a variety of community organizations to explore the social realities of poverty, racism, environmental restoration efforts while also exploring the unique and rich culture of New Orleans.
Estimated cost: $900
Student Leader: Matt Joseph

I'M New York City - The Bronx

Dates: March 11-17, 2018
The team partners with community-based organizations in the Bronx, N.Y., and focuses on the issues facing working families, children living in poverty, the homeless and affordable housing. Students will serve at Abraham House afterschool program for children, POTS (Part of the Solution) soup kitchen and others.
Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply!
Estimated Cost: $250
Student Leader: Mariahelena Ruiz

I'M Washington, D.C.

Dates: March 10-17, 2018
The Pilgrimage seeks to help young adults connect their faith with social awareness and action. In doing this, the Pilgrimage hopes to build communities where people are invested in eradicating hunger, homelessness and poverty. The Iona in Mission team going to Washington, D.C., will embark on a transformative week of action and reflection with our neighbors who are poor in the nation’s capital.
Estimated cost: $400
Student Leader: Katrina Flood