Academic Engagement & Community Action
History of ASB
Past ASB programs at Emerson include:
- exploring coastal preservation in Westmoreland State Park in Montross, VA
- tutoring children to prepare them for standardized testing with the Navajo Nation in Tuba City, AZ
- mentoring youth in Washington, D.C.
- performing Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Hurricane Ike relief, respectively, in Waveland, MS and Galveston, TX
- contributing to the network of organizations empowering immigrant farming families in Immokalee, FL
- rebuilding homes following flooding in Cedar Rapids, IA
- aiding nonprofits that support children experiencing homelessness in Boston
- restoring oceanic habitats following the BP oil spill in Niceville, FL
- engaging in poverty relief in Biloxi, MS and New York City, NY
- preparing gardens and learning about food sovereignty in Taos, NM
- maintaining grounds of the Appalachian Trail in Nantahala, NC, and Joshua Tree National Park in Joshua Tree, CA
- participating in a female youth empowerment project with the Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation in Eagle Butte, SD
- delivering services and goods to people experiencing urban blight in Detroit, MI
- serving in immigrant communities in Boston and at the El Paso, TX/Juárez, Mexico border
Matt Durham '12, Paige Trubatch '12, and Sean Werkheiser '12 dig a trench for the installation of an irrigation system at Taos Charter School.
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Office of Service Learning and Community Action (SLCA)
120 Boylston Street (Walker Building), 10th Fl, #1008