Summer 2011 Update

Thank you for visiting the Detroit, MI Alternative Spring Breaks trip blog! This blog is inactive for the time being. It will be active once again in November 2011, when the new Coordinators for this trip are hired. Feel free to browse the information on this blog to get an idea of what the trip has done in the past. If you have questions about this trip, contact the Boston University ASB Program Managers, Leif Hede-Brierley and Suchie Ravindran, at altbreak@bu.edu

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What Up Chillerz

If you coming to Detroit, get amped.

Joe  just came back from a road trip to New Orleans so he has got a little experience road tripping, and Bridget is working on some sick playlists. This is going to be awesome.

Volunteer thing we’ll be doing:

-Going to Lansing to do some lobbying

-Hanging out with some LGBT youth

-Maybe some baking at a lesbian owned bakery?

Aw Yeah. Comment with some of your favorite songs and road snack foods.

 

 

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Getting Buck !

Awww Yeah Detroit. Registration is coming up January 30th, Mark it on your calendar.

For our trip we just checked our living situation, and it sounds baller, we have showers and a kitchen and tons of space!

Curious about the March weather in Detroit? It’s about the same as Boston, average is like 35 degrees for the month, and it tends to be cloudy.

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Look How Excited We ARE. SPACE !!! Flannel!!! YEAH!!!

This is gonna be….. AWESOME !

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Housing! And Stuff!

We finally confirmed housing for the trip! Yeah!

This year we will be working with Ruth Ellis and Equality Michigan and we will be doing some LGBTQ community outreach and education when we get there. We also have some sweet spots to stop at for our road trip. Get jazzed, this is the best ASB trip. Ever. And forever in the future. Come in to the CSC Mondays from 1:30-2:30 and ask us about it.

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Get to Know Your Cos!

Hello! I’m Bridget Darby one of the co-coordinators for the ASB Detwa trip. I am a sophomore in CAS studying biology and math and hail from distant land of western Massachusetts.

To help you get to know me better here are a few of my likes/dislikes:
likes: corduroys, butter, Jurassic Park, running, Law and Order SVU, Darwin, knitting, sarcasm and Usher
dislikes: condiments, feet,  the other Law and Orders, humidity,  haters, and T-Swift( I swear I  tried to make it work, but we just weren’t meant to be)
I am so excited to be headed to Detroit and you should be too! But in all seriousness if you choose not to come on our  trip you will most likely regret it the rest of your life. Consider yourselves warned.

And I’m Joe Difazio, CAS Junior studying Poli Sci and Photojournalism. I’m from a suburb right outside Boston.

I like Ray Allen, Why?, Back to The Future, ASB DETROIT, House, Milkshakes, and photos.

I dislike the Lakers, and hot weather.

If you’re not coming with us you will be so sad.

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Yeah Detroit!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASB Detroit:

We’re packing up the van and driving to Michigan! ASB Detroit’s mission is to volunteer with the Ruth Ellis Foundation and Equality Michigan to help out the LGBTQ community in Detroit. We will be staying in beautiful Highland Park, a city within the city of Detroit where Grand Torino and parts of 8 Mile were filmed.

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