Poverty in Appalachia



Site Description:

Rural poverty

Appalachia and the rural south boost blue mountain

 ranges and rich natural beauty. Often hidden from the rest of the world, the area also struggles with  a poverty level that is twice the national average. You can experience the dichotomy of the region!  

Participants work with local non-profit organizations working for justice in the community.  

For more information, contact Liza Manjarrez by e-mail or call 512-448-8534. Read Frequently Asked Questions about Alternative Spring Break.

Educating hearts and minds … to build community, do justice, live simply, engage spiritually.