For the past three years, campus ministry groups and college-age individuals have gathered at Sierra Service Project’s South Los Angeles site for an Alternative Spring Break. For the spring of 2009, SSP is extending the invitation to high school youth groups, although the young adults and high school youth will attend on separate weeks.
Volunteers will live at Vermont Square United Methodist Church. Work will include completely renovating a boarded-up house across the street from the church. Participants will get the house ready to accommodate a local community service organization so the house can be a positive asset to the neighborhood. They will also have the opportunity to visit several social service organizations in the city.
Two groups have signed up to participate during the weeks of March 8 and April 4. Your group may join one of these groups or schedule a different session during your spring break week.