Howard University Students Use Their Spring Break to Tackle Illiteracy in Detroit
WASHINGTON -- For nearly 20 years, Howard University students have skipped the beaches, parties, vacations and even trips home for spring break to instead use that time serving others across the nation and the world.
This year, hundreds will spend spring break in seven U.S. cities and Haiti from March 9 to March 15 helping communities with a variety of concerns – from illiteracy to gang violence to gun control to HIV/AIDS... ..more
ASB 2013 Detroit Coordinator
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Major: English Minor: Allied Sciences
3rd year participating in ASB
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 .more