Social justice topic education helps us prepare for alternative breaks by learning in-depth about what we’ll encounter during the break. Here’s where you as site leaders and participants can get resources about your trip’s social justice topic to enrich your pre- and post-trip education! Just look at the list below for your topic of choice.

Please share any additional resources you’ve found for issue education with us by emailing Melody Porter.

Affordable Housing

International Service and its Complexities

Educational Inequalities

Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Justice

General Resources for Community Engagement




Hunger, Food Security and Sustainable Food Systems

Immigrants and Refugees

Labor and Wage

People with Disabilities


Privilege and Social Justice

Sexual Abuse, Violence and Rape

Other resources, such as FixesU and takepart offer searchable resources on multiple issues.