Branch Out Alternative Breaks

Creating a community of active & educated individuals dedicated to the pursuit of social justice

April 30, 2014
by Melody Porter
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Greenhouse Powerhouse

by Tattiana Bamba Before going on my Branch Out trip I was a little apprehensive: I didn’t know anything about sustainable farming!  After two days of hard labor in freezing temperatures I was less than impressed to say the least.  … Continue reading

April 30, 2014
by Melody Porter
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Be a Humanizing Force

by Charlotte Mabon One of my favorite TED talks is given by feminist author Courtney Martin.  When I’m a little low or feeling stretched too thin, I will watch the short talk for a quick pick-me-up.  I remember the first … Continue reading

April 16, 2014
by Melody Porter
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Justice Beyond the Mountains

by Madeleine Boel Mountaintop removal was not something I was aware of until I joined William & Mary’s Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC). Members of SEAC has been to Mountain Justice Spring Break, and told us about the devastations of … Continue reading