JUMP Heads to Appalachia, Tennessee for Spring Break

jump.jpgSSU's community service organization, Join Us Making Progress (JUMP), is proud to announce their Alternative Spring Break Trip to Appalachia, Tennessee from April 16-23.

During this one-week trip, students will participate in a cultural exchange with the Snowbird Cherokee Nation, and volunteer at both the Senior Citizen Center and the Child Development Center. JUMP members will also travel to various forests, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forest, to participate in stewardship projects.

The main focus of the trip is to preserve the "incredibly rich environment through service-learning projects."

JUMP is a community service organization that is a part of Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI). It provides students of all backgrounds the opportunity to provide service on-campus, locally, statewide, and nationally while developing leadership skills.

JUMP has previously traveled to Moab, UT, New Orleans, LA and Portland, OR for Alternative Spring Break trips.

For more information on this or other JUMP events, call (707) 664-4277 or visit the website at www.sonoma.edu/as/jump.

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