Alternative Service Experience: Fall

October 12-15, 2019

Fall ASE programs provide a 4-day service and learning experience in the southeast. Experiences are led and created by trained student Peer Leaders and involve direct service to a community, purposeful reflection and new experiences outside of our local community!

  • Required pre-travel and post-travel meeting
  • Total estimated cost - $100 (includes: food, housing, and transportation)
  • Sign-up on Wednesday, September 19 in the ACT Outreach Center beginning at 7:30am. Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis
    • $50 check deposit (made out to ACT) due at sign-up

2018 Programs:

Ziggy's Refuge Farm Sanctuary

This program addresses the issue of animal rights and the intersectionality of human-animal oppression. This organization is a sanctuary for farm animals that have been rescued from the animal agriculture industry. Volunteers will be able to work directly with the animals, as well as help with general farm tasks.

  • Peer Leaders: Mackenzie Morgan & Kennedy Little
  • Learning Partner: Marc Kissel

 

Human Trafficking Awareness

This program addresses the issue of human trafficking and women's rights. The goals of the program are to work alongside organizations that work directly and indirectly with affected individuals, as well as to provide education and awareness in order to teach students to respond to this issue within their community. Participants will be working alongside Compassion to Act and Lily Pad Haven to assist in various organizational and educational projects.

  • Peer Leaders: Sam Reis & Caroline Piephoff
  • Learning Partner: Erika Cary

 

Contact Us

Rm. 134, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-8078

Summer Wisdom
Assistant Director
wisdomss@appstate.edu

RaShaun Robinson
Graduate Assistant
robinsonrr@appstate.edu