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April 10-14
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BYC Broward Youth Coalition – Alternative Spring Break

@ 5 locations

Looking for fun, free, youth-led community service events? BYC’s Alternative Spring Break is a week long series of service learning opportunities for middle and senior school youth.

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5-Day Event Calendar

April 10th, 2017

Time: TBA

ASB Day 1 – College Tour & Outreach

Participants will receive a guided College Tour by the NSU Department of Admissions. Following the tour participants will have the opportunity to outreach to College students about the dangers of underage drinking and risks of compulsive gambling.

Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

April 11th, 2017

Time: 12PM - 4PM

ASB Day 2 – Honor a Veteran

In collaboration with United Way’s Mission United and the Deliver The Dream Foundation participants will be creating welcome kits for post 9/11 combat Veterans and their families who will be participating in the Deliver The Dream Family Retreat.

United Way of Broward County - Colker Center
1300 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

April 12th, 2017

Time: 6PM - 8PM

ASB Day 3 – Professional Networking & Empowerment

BYC members will enjoy an evening alongside United Way’s Young Leaders Society members who will be educating BYC about different career fields/skills and job preparedness. This event will start with a “Speed-dating” style networking/educational opportunity and will conclude with a panel discussion.

Art Serve
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

April 13th, 2017

Time: TBA

ASB Day 4 – #Springsgiving

Flagler Village Farms is an urban agricultural garden near Sistrunk Blvd. Participants will be involved in daily farming tasks(pulling weeds, planting, harvesting) and any harvest they reap will be donated to a needy population (ex: homeless)

Flagler Village Farms
532 NE 1st Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

April 14th, 2017

Time: 9:30AM - 1:30PM

ASB Day 5 – Beach Clean-Up

Participants will receive a presentation from a Park Ranger on the rich history of Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson Beach and the importance of a beach clean-up. They will then follow Ranger instructions on cleaning up the beach and the event will conclude with a picnic lunch in a beach pavilion.

Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park
6503 N Ocean Dr
Dania Beach, FL 33004

More Details

Click to find out more about Broward Youth Coalition’s “Helping Hands” week long Spring Break event!

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Now Available

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Other upcoming events

May 22-23

Behavioral Health Conference

@ The Signature Grand

June 15-17

Youth Leadership Institute

@ Nova Southeastern University