Community Development - Detroit Compact, August 2015
This summer service experience for first year students will focus on community development by partnering with Cass Community Social Services. While on site, the group will assist with the rehabilitation of a building for the organization to expand, serve meals to community members in need and collect illegally dumped tires that will be recycled into sandals through the Detroit Treads program.
Community Development - Detroit Compact, February 2016
This winter break experience, open to all JSC community members, will continue the work which began in August with Cass Community Social Services.
An Education for All, From the Ground Up - International Location, February 2016
This winter experience, connected to the common reading book, The Promise of a Pencil, will provide participants the opportunity to take a close look at education in third world countries. While on site, the group will refurbish classrooms, libraries and kitchen facilities to ensure a safe educational space for children in need.
National Parks - US Location, February 2016
This experience will focus on National Parks in the United States, their history and current challenges faced by diminishing funding from the federal government. While on site group members will assist with a variety of environmental projects.