Past Trips

If you have any questions about past trips, contact Geralyn Williams. Each Breakout Princeton also trip details their journeys on the Breakout Princeton Blog. Check it out to learn more about the trips below. 

 

Advocacy & Activism

Fall 2018, DC: Complex Roots: Exploring the Intersectionality of Black Identity and Hair Politics in Professional Atmospheres

Spring 2018, NJ: Trenton, New Jersey: Community Building: Unpacking Gentrification in Trenton, NJ

Fall 2017, MD: Charm City: Maintaining Community in the Midst of Gentrification

Spring 2017, DC: Institutional Approaches: Urban Drug Policy

Fall 2016, MA: The Great (Racial) Recession: Causes, Consequences, Closure?

Fall 2015, MO: Ferguson: Community Organizing in the Wake of Crisis

Fall 2015, NY: Feminism and Sexuality

Spring 2015, DC: The Path to an Equal America: Colorblind or Color-conscious?

Fall 2014, NY: Asian Americans in NYC: A Closer Look at the Model Minority Myth

Spring 2014, NY: HIV/AIDS, Poverty, and Activism in NYC

Fall 2013, DC: Washington, DC: Coming Home: Veterans’ Invisibility Upon Return

Spring 2013, SD: Sioux Nation

Fall 2012, FL: Farmworkers’ Rights in Immokalee, FL

Spring 2012, GA: Commercial Sex Trade in Atlanta

Fall 2011, DC: Labor Unions in DC

Fall 2010, NM: Black Gold and the Green Economy in the Navajo Nation and Flagstaff, AZ

Spring 2010: Sustainability of Appalachian Culture in Morehead and Whitesburg, Kentucky

Fall 2009, SD: The Role of Law on the Reservation in Pine Ridge, SD

Spring 2009, UT: Religion and Society in Salt Lake City

Fall 2008, FL: Farmworker Rights in Immokalee

Spring 2008, NM: The Navajo Nation

 

Arts

Fall 2018, NY: Social Circus: Using Performing Arts to Promote Youth Empowerment

Fall 2017, NY: Dance Education Access: Arts, Race, and the Body

Spring 2017, NY: Community Development: Urban Art

Spring 2016, PA: Community Engagement through Arts – Philadelphia

Fall 2014, MD: Music Education in Baltimore

Spring 2013, PA: Art and Social Change in Philly

Spring 2011, MA: Music, Mind and Medicine in Boston

Spring 2010, DC: Art Therapy for Children with Disabilities in Maryland and Washington, DC

Fall 2009, PA: Music Outreach in Philadelphia

 

Criminal Justice

Fall 2013, MA: Boston, Massachusetts: Rehabilitation and Alternatives to Incarceration in the Criminal Justice System

Fall 2012, TX: Incarcerated Youth: An Exploration of Reentry Programs in Houston

Fall 2011, OK: Female Incarceration in Oklahoma

Fall 2010, NC: Conflict Resolution and Restorative Justice in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Durham, NC

Fall 2009, NY: Mass Incarceration in NY and NJ

 

Education

Spring 2017, DC: Opportunity Gap: Pipelines of Education for Students of Color

Fall 2015, MA: “School Choice” in Boston

Spring 2015, NJ: The Price of Admission: Combating Inequality in the Rising Industry of Higher Education

Spring 2015, NV: College or Career: The Post-Secondary Gamble

Spring 2015, NY: Disparate Youth: The Segregation of Urban Education in New York City

Fall 2014, AL: Leading Through Legacies: The Impact of Race on Education in Alabama

Spring 2014, TX: The Colonias: Infrastructure, Education, and Healthcare in the Border Communities of Texas

Fall 2013, MA: Woods Hole, Massachusetts: Science Education

Fall 2013, DC: Understanding Disability: Policy, Education, and Care

Spring 2013, MA: Education and Entrepreneurship in Boston

Spring 2011, NY: Perspectives on NYC Education Reform: Accountability and Teacher Professionalism

Fall 2010, TX: The Business of Education in Houston, TX

Spring 2010, NY: College Awareness in Brooklyn

Fall 2009, NY: College Awareness in Brooklyn

Fall 2009, DC: Deaf Education in Washington, DC

Fall 2008, CA: Urban Education in LA

 

Environment

Fall 2018, MA: The Return of Wolves to the Rockies: A Clash of Conservationists and Communities

Spring 2018, NH: Whose Backyard? Trajectories of Land-Use and their Impact on America’s National

Forests

Fall 2017, NY: Decision-Making and Discrimination: Environmental Justice in Urban Settings

Fall 2015, MN: Contested Resources: Nonferrous Mining in Minnesota’s Iron Range

Fall 2014, WV: West Virginia: Coal and Energy

Fall 2014, ME: Fishing for Answers: Maine’s Coastal Communities

Spring 2014, NY: Addressing Climate Change, Post-Sandy

Spring 2013, PA: Fracking in Pittsburgh

Spring 2012, DC: Sustainability and the National Parks in DC/Virginia

Fall 2011, LA: Eighteen Months Later: Challenges and Triumphs of the Gulf Oil Spill

Spring 2011, LA: Mental Health and Recovery Post-Trauma: Katrina, five years later

Fall 2009, KS: Green Design in Greensburg, KS

Spring 2009, TX: Oil and Energy in Midland, TX

 

Health

Fall 2018, DC: Dying in America: Exploring the Medicine, Policy, and Ethics Behind End-of-Life Care

Fall 2018, NY: Inequalities in Access: Cancer Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Spring 2018, PA: Think of the Mind: Understanding Mental Illness

Spring 2018, PA: Care Past Customs: Understanding the Intersection of Healthcare and Immigration

Spring 2018, MI: A Public Health Approach to Violence: Investigating Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

Fall 2017, MA: Breaking Down Barriers: An Intersectional Approach to Mental Health Care Access

Fall 2016, NY: Gender and Health: Navigating the Healthcare System as Transgender

Fall 2016, NY: Health Away From Home: Challenges in Undocumented Immigrant Healthcare

Spring 2016, AZ: La Frontera in Arizona

Spring 2016, PA: Critical Access in Rural Pennsylvania

Fall 2015, NY: Socioeconomic Barriers to Cancer Treatment and Care

Spring 2014, TX: The Colonias: Infrastructure, Education, and Healthcare in the Border Communities of Texas

Spring 2014, NY: HIV/AIDS, Poverty, and Activism in NYC

Spring 2014, MA: Deviance, Distress, Dysfunction: Assessing Mental Health Parity in Urban Settings

Fall 2013, NJ: Coverage vs Access: Reevaluating the Paradigm of Urban Health Reform

Fall 2012, NY: Exploring Yoga as an Alternative Method of Healing in NYC

Spring 2012, CA: Immigrant Access to Healthcare in LA

Spring 2011, LA: Mental Health and Recovery Post-Trauma: Katrina, five years later

Spring 2011, SD: The Fight Against Depression on Rosebud Reservation, SD

Fall 2011, IL: Geographic Challenges to Childhood Obesity in Chicago

Fall 2010, DC: HIV/AIDS Research, Policy, and Care in Washington, DC/Baltimore

Fall 2010, MA: Healthcare Reform in Boston, MA

Spring 2010, CO: Yoga and the Practice of Nonviolence in Boulder, CO

Fall 2009, NY: Stigma of Mental Illness in NYC

Fall 2008, NY: Children's Healthcare in NYC

 

Hunger & Homelessness

Fall 2017, PA: The Drop-In Model: Exploring Temporary Solutions to Youth Homelessness

Spring 2015, UT: Beyond the City Limits: A Closer Look at Rural Poverty

Spring 2014, PA: The Forgotten Children: Foster Care in Philadelphia

Spring 2014, NJ: Food Insecurity and Hunger

Spring 2013, DC: Hunger and Homelessness in DC

Fall 2012, TX: Homelessness in the 21st Century

Spring 2012, CA: LGBT Homeless Youth in LA

Spring 2012, FL: The Housing Market Crash in Southern Florida

Spring 2011, NY: Bringing Our Troops Home: Examining Homelessness Among Veterans in NYC

Spring 2010, CA: Urban Food Issues in LA

Spring 2010, NY: Poverty in Buffalo, NY

Spring 2009, CA: Community, Food, Security in the San Francisco Bay Area

Spring 2009, MD: Combating Poverty in Baltimore

 

Immigration

Spring 2018: In the Shadows of the Border: The Politics (and Realities) of Immigration Enforcement in Southern Arizona

Spring 2018, PA: Care Past Customs: Understanding the Intersection of Healthcare and Immigration

Spring 2017, NY: Becoming American: Navigating Culture and Identity in Immigrant Enclaves

Fall 2016, NY: Refugee Resettlement: Understanding an Ongoing Journey

Fall 2016, NY: Health Away From Home: Challenges in Undocumented Immigrant Healthcare

Spring 2016, MA: Evolution of Migration

Fall 2016, MI: Resettling Refugees: Deconstructing a Complicated Narrative

Fall 2013, NC: Raleigh, North Carolina: Immigration

Spring 2012, FL: Immigrants in Miami

Spring 2012, CA: Immigrant Access to Healthcare in LA

Fall 2012, AZ: Effects of Illegal Immigration on Minors in Arizona

Fall 2010, MI: Immigration, Integration, and Community Organizing of Arab-Americans in Detroit/Dearborn, MI

Spring 2010, NJ: Elizabeth, Morristown, Newark, and Hightstown, New Jersey: Undocumented Workers and Immigration Law in NJ

Fall 2008, AZ: Immigration Issues in Arizona critical access, PA

 

Innovation

Spring 2017, OK: Transforming Tulsa: Philanthropy as a Vehicle for Social Change

Fall 2015, PA: Breaking News: Journalism as a Tool for Social Justice

Fall 2014, PA: Urban Design: Community Voices in the City

Spring 2013, MA: Education and Entrepreneurship in Boston

Fall 2012, MI: Motor City, USA: The Auto Industry and the Michigan Economy in Debt

Fall 2011, LA: Business on the Bayou: Social Entrepreneurship in New Orleans

Fall 2011, NV: Financial Literacy and Consumer Debt in Las Vegas

Spring 2011, CA: High-Impact Philanthropy and the Changing Face of the Public Sector in San Francisco

Fall 2009, KS: Green Design in Greensburg, KS

Spring 2009, IL: Community Building and Organizing in Chicago