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Action & Advocacy in Washington, D.C.

January 4 - 9, 2015

This program supports the commitment to an ethic of stewardship, community and discovery that can change the world, while valuing life long learning that includes social responsibility and ethical values.

Academics:

This course is open to all URI students over the age of 18. During this course students will engage in a week of service through volunteering and advocacy in Washington, D.C. Each service day includes direct service, advocacy work and reflection. Service work will vary each day and the week will also include site-seeing.

Each day will involve direct service or advocacy, for example: volunteering at soup kitchens, schools, parks, housing programs, food banks and visiting capitol hill.

 

Location:

Washington, DC. is home to the centers of all three branches of the federal government, many national monuments, museums and 176 foreign embassies. The population of Washington, DC. is approximately 646,449.

Accommodations and Meals:

Students will stay in dormitory/hostel type housing. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

Breakdown of Program Cost:
Residence:
Credits:
Tuition:
Program Fee:
Total Cost:
In-State
3
$834.00
$882.00
$1,716.00
Out-of-State
$1,383.00
$882.00
$2,265.00

 

Program Fee Includes:
Accommodations
Meals
Metro transportation in DC
Excursions and cultural activities    

 

 NOTE: All fees subject to change

 TRANSPORTATION TO DC IS NOT INCLUDED

 

Program Deadlines:
Application Deadline: October 3, 2014
Final Payment Due: December 1, 2014

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Program Director
URI Faculty-Led Programs Office
Sarah Miller International Center
University College
37 Lower College Road
401-874-7422
401-874-5546
sgmiller@uri.edu
spoie@etal.uri.edu


 

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