Beacon Voyages for Service (BVS) is a student run program within the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement that coordinates Alternative Break Programs. In January , 2014, 11 students embarked on a two week road trip to take a comparative look at hunger and homelessness in the southern United States. Along the route they partnered with 8 different organizations to learn about the effects of hunger and homelessness in this region.
Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series. http://scholarworks.umb.edu/engage
Beacon Voyages for Service, University of Massachusetts Boston, "Beacon Voyages for Service, The South: A comparative look at hunger, homelessness and poverty in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Louisiana" (2014). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 229.