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Weekend Trips

Our weekend trips are offered to all participants who signed up for Alternative Breaks, regardless of whether you are accepted to one of our sites. We partner up with a grass root organization located in Los Angeles to create a meaningful weekend trip focusing on one of the many social justice issues out there. Last year, we went to Skid Row to learn more about homelessness in Los Angeles.

Spring Break Trips

Our week long spring break trips are offered to a selective number of participants. The commitment level that we expects from our participants span the whole year consisting of the following:

Pre-trip Meetings

Pre-service Trip

Spring Break Trip

Post-service Trip

as well as...

All AB Meetings

AB Banquet

Every service trip consists of 10-12 individuals:

1-2 Site Leaders

The site leaders are in charge of planning and dealing with the logistics of the service trips, as well as leading weekly educational meetings to ensure that their team is informed of the social issue and the country that they will be going to.​

8-10 Participants

UCLA undergraduate student participants provide the team with different perspectives and thus help to carry out the service projects on the trip; they are the backbone of Alternative Breaks.




Direct Service


Sight Seeing


Alternative Breaks at UCLA 2020

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