We hope you enjoy this introduction to some of the concepts we'll be exploring this summer as we consider The Future of Alternative Breaks. Spending some time with these resources will equip you with the knowledge and preparation you need to carry you through a transformative four days at the ABCs.
An Introduction to...
- ‘Solidarity, Not Charity’: A Visual History of Mutual Aid
- The Radical Past and Present of Mutual Aid
- How College Students Are Helping Each Other Survive
- GET INVOLVED: Mutual Aid Hub Map
- OPTIONAL: Introduction to Mutual Aid - Mariame Kaba (YouTube, 1:45 hours, ASL interpretation and CC available)
ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
- What is ABCD?
- Let’s Get Explicit: Social Justice in Asset Based Community Development
- GET INVOLVED: ABCD and COVID-19: Resource & Inspiration List
Key TermsExplore the list
What do the above concepts look like in practice? Community Director Venneikia Williams has put together a detailed guide to service, drawing on these practices and the belief that our collective liberation is bound together.