The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

Alternative Breaks Grant Recipients: 2012-13

Alternative Break Grant Recipients 2012-2013

Several student organizations engage in alternative breaks to further their understanding of serious social issues through participant in community service. The Ginsberg Center provides $500 grants to 10-15 organizations every year in addition to advising, workshops and resources to help the groups prepare for their trip. Here are the Alternative Break Greant recipients for 2012-2013:

Young Life, University of Michigan Chapter

Learning From the Community Workshop Series: 2014-15 Schedule

2014-15 Workshop Series

Finding the “You” in Community Service
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:30-7 pm
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A reflection on the skills we learn and the impact we make through our past, current, and future community service.

Multiculturalism and Community Service
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 5:30-7 pm
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Exploring the ways our multiple identities impact the way we understand each other and the community service in which we engage.

Student Advisory Board 2013-14

The Ginsberg Center Student Advisory Board is a team of students who are active on the U-M campus and in the community. The board provides input on the Ginsberg Center’s programs and direction from a diversity of student perspectives, voices the needs and concerns of students as they relate to the Ginsberg Center’s work, and helps to represent the Ginsberg Center to the broader campus.

Partner Spotlight! Ann Arbor YMCA (Ann Arbor, MI)

What is the Ann Arbor YMCA?

We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause.  Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.  We’re committed to strengthening community through our work in Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

Kids cheering with two students