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Active Citizen Blog

Welcome to the Active Citizen Blog!

Active citizenship is an important aspect of the Alternative Breaks Committee, and we hope to use this platform to discuss ideas and values around it.  

Oakhill Prison Humanities Project

The Oakhill Prison Humanities Project was created in 2013, and has been the gateway to education and change for many individuals.

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The Experience of the Alt Breaks Director

A new semester brings new opportunities. As of this week, applications have opened for students to apply to be a Director or Officer of the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD).

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Performative Activism

If you are reading this, you are on the internet. Since you have been on the internet in the past 8 months you have probably heard the term performative activism.

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NewBridge--A Local Madison Non-Profit

NewBridge is an organization serving older adults in the Madison and Monona area. The non-profit first began on January 1, 2019.

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Voluntourism - Not as Helpful as it May Seem

Group of Alt Break participants in front of Brooklyn Bridge, a popular tourist destination

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