Spring Break 2012 - Atlanta
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Howard University Students Use Their Spring Break to Tackle Poverty in Haiti

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.In Haiti, the team of 17 students and two faculty advisors will volunteer in Croix des Bouquets, a community eight miles northeast of Haiti's capital city of Port-au-Prince. ....more 

ASB Atlanta 2012 Coordinator(s)
ASB 2013 Haiti Coordinators
Martine Elie, Ph.D., is clinical director of the Howard University Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Joseph Emanuel, special assistant to the dean for the Office of Residence Life.

Atlanta Facts Haiti Facts

Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti is a Caribbean country. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. The country's highest point is Pic la Selle, at 8,793 feet. ....more

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