San Francisco, California
Friday, December 8th - Friday, December 15th, 2017
The SCU immersion group will spend time in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, the area in the city with the highest population density and the greatest percentage of poor and homeless women, men, and children. Trip participants will learn about the pressing issues, needs and assets in the community through service work and conversations with people working in the fields of: education, social service and public service. SCU students will be hosted by St. Vincent de Paul, which operates the largest homeless shelter in Northern California and provides meals, clothing, and shelter to over 150,000 people annually. Other non-profit organizations that the group will work and meet with include: St. Anthony Foundation, Glide, De Marillac Academy, and the City of San Francisco.