Alternative Spring Break: Manzanar

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Program Description

The Manzanar Alternative Spring Break program provides students with an intimate, cross-cultural immersion experience at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Participants explore the Japanese American WWII internment and its relationship to the struggle for civil liberties today through service-learning, dialogue, and reflection.

Sign up for the 9th annual Mini-Alternative Spring Break program sponsored by Asian Pacific American Student Services (APASS) to explore the history and reality of Manzanar National Historic Site, known during World War II as Manzanar War Relocation Center: http://www.nps.gov/manz/

2017 Travel Details

Monday, March 13 – Wednesday, March 15, 2017
(Depart 9am Monday, Return Wednesday night)

Cost: $250
(to cover transportation and two nights hotel stay – includes continental breakfast and some meals)

Program includes:
Site exploration, Ranger-led tour, Film screening, Extended visit to the Interpretive Center, On-site service projects, and Reflection/Discussion.

Requirement:
Must attend discussion session (Early March).

This trip is open to everyone (you don’t need to be Japanese American or Asian American to learn about these issues and talk about the current state of our civil liberties!).


Application

Available in December 2016.