Elly Silberstein's Alternative Spring Break Reflection: Day 4

Elly Silberstein’s Alternative Spring Break Reflection: Day 4

To start out our final day, we split up into two groups again. My group worked on learning how to install insulation which included measuring spaces, cutting the insulation strips to the appropriate size, and using stapler guns to secure…

Janvi Patel Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 3

Janvi Patel Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 3

Thus far, I feel like as one individual, I have not made as much progress as I expected and wish. I simply feel like I did not do enough. I can’t help but feel more depressed then usual and not…

Joseph Kelly Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 3

Joseph Kelly Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 3

So far on this trip, I have primarily worked in two houses, bonded with my peers, and learned more about the aspects of natural disasters and relief. Working in the houses, I did a variety of things such as paint…

Cariel Clarke Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 2

Cariel Clarke Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 2

Today was a very insightful day. I learned a great amount of information about life during and after Hurricane Sandy. I was really touched by Ms. Newman’s story. She detailed her life after Sandy hit and not being able to…

Maryel Cardenas Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 2

Maryel Cardenas Alternative Spring Break Reflection Day 2

The Alternative Spring Break Program (ASB) is an amazing opportunity to help people who have been directly impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The opportunity to be a participant in making a positive change in the lives of those left devastated by…

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