Branch Out Alternative Breaks

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

April 23, 2013
by Melody Porter
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Poverty, unemployment, and labor rights in Philadelphia, PA

Homelessness, poverty, and unemployment are substantial and persistent issues in most of the large cities, with big population and a limited number of jobs available, the job security is very low, workers rights are limited, and wages are under the … Continue reading

April 17, 2013
by Melody Porter
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BON in Rural Virginia

By Alex May           This spring break, I spent time in rural Virginia.  You probably haven’t heard of the town.  I know that I hadn’t, but I was looking forward to going on my first major … Continue reading