Alternative Spring Break 2012 - Detroit
ASB Detroit 2012 Introduction:
While in Detroit:
More than 100 Howard students will spend most of the week at Hope Hill Elementary School working one-on-one with its 350 ...more
In the News

Freshman’s first year in Alternative Spring Break: Detroit

DETROIT (March 12) – As freshman Rachel Solomon mentors pupils from the Detroit public school system, she reflects on what brought her here. She comes from a long history of dedicating her services to the community; starting first with her own community back home in Los Angeles, California.

Rachel’s services to the community have included volunteering at Saint Stevens Church to feed the homeless for Thanksgiving and Christmas andto raising money for the homeless.

A public relations major, Rachel was given the opportunity to volunteer her services for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Detroit here at Howard University. ....more 

ASB 2012 Coordinator
Tony Johnson
Name: Tony R. Johnson
Classification: Senior
Hometown: Lexington, SC
Major: Political Science Major, Legal Communications Minor
Previous ASB Experience: ASB Detroit 2009-12

Detroit Facts

Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan, the seat of Wayne County, and a major port city on the Detroit River in the Midwest region of the United States. The city has two familiar nicknames: the Motor City and Motown. These names celebrate Detroit being the world’s traditional automotive center and an important source of popular music legacies. Other nicknames emerged in the twentieth century, including City of Champions beginning in the 1930a for its successes in individual and team sports....more

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