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North St. Louis Immersion Trip

Description: As a part of Campus Ministry's Spring Break Immersion Program, a group of students and staff stay spend their Spring Break locally, immersing themselves in the North St. Louis community. Throughout the week, the group builds relationships with the community as well as gains a better understanding of the complexities of local poverty, exploring the themes of history, health care, education, restorative justice, government and community organizing.

Community Partnerships:

  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Better Together
  • For the Sake of All
  • Karen House
  • Let۪s Start
  • Metro St. Louis Coalition for Inclusion and Equity
  • Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment
  • North Campus
  • Old North Restoration Group
  • Saint Louis County Department of Health
  • Sun Ministries

Primary SLU Contact: John Burke, burkejf@slu.edu

Collaborator(s): Katie Monsky, Robby Francis, Julia Gales

Categories: Business, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Education, Employment, Environment, Faith, Homelessness, Housing, Hunger and Access to Food, K-12, Policy and Advocacy, Race and Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, Violence, Women, Youth and Family

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