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Spring Break 2024 Immersions
Navigate here to Labor & Environmental Justice

Participants will engage with individuals and communities in the Appalachian region and their fight for social and ecological justice amidst a complex cultural history.

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Navigate here to Encountering Our Common Humanity

Tenderloin, San Francisco
Participants will connect with people whose wellbeing is often disregarded and will experience what it is to grow relationships through daily engagement, discussion of current issues, and reflection.

Winter Break 2023 Immersions
Navigate here to Accompaniment and Intentional Communities

Experience living in an intentional intercultural community that supports each other’s spiritual and personal growth with love, acceptance, and understanding. The focus is primarily about education and healthcare needs in the community with the aim of prioritizing authentic relationships and acting to end injustice.

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Navigate here to Transformative Justice, Healing and Hope

Los Angeles
Stand with the demonized so the demonizing will stop. Challenge your prejudice and open your heart and mind to healing and hope. Participants will bear witness of the possibility of creating a positive ripple effect not only around the city of Los Angeles, but in communities around the world.

US-Mexico Border - SCU Students on desert walk
Navigate here to Realities at the US-Mexico Border

US-Mexico Border, Nogales
Engage and learn to make humane, just, workable migration between the U.S. and Mexico a reality. Participants will experience first hand a community that works to affirm the dignity of the human person and a spirit of bi-national solidarity.

Summer Break 2023 Immersions
Chiapas Mexico Immersion
Navigate here to Indigenous Sovereignty and Human Rights

Chiapas Mexico
Participants will immerse themselves in Chiapas’ highlands, discovering the importance of indigenous sovereignty and human rights in building a more just, sustainable and humane world.


Costa Rica LEAD scholar exclusive
Navigate here to Community Organizing for Social Transformation
Costa Rica for LEAD Scholars
Participants will learn about the complexities, challenges, achievements of Costa Rica through the local people, community experts, and leaders who are striving to create a stronger and more just society.
Flint Michigan Water Tower
Navigate here to Grassroot Environmental Justice

Flint, Michigan
Participants will deepen their understanding of social justice and community organizing while building meaningful connections with fellow participants and community members in Flint, Michigan.


San Jose First Year Immersion - Class of 2027
Navigate here to Class of 2027 Immersion
San Jose
Participants will learn about San Jose's social justice issues and meet with community leaders and organizations, all while getting to know fellow Class of 2026 Broncos and moving into their dorm early!