Comet Families at UT Dallas
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Each spring break, more than 100 Comets gather in service as they travel to cities in Texas and beyond. Whether working in a soup kitchen, caring for animals, clearing coastal debris, or getting a taste of what it's like to live in a developing country, Alternative Spring Break (ASB) challenges students to create change for good.

Just last week, ASB participants served alongside nine agencies from a variety of social impact areas. The Office of Student Volunteerism (OSV) this year added an LGBT+ & Ally Services trip where students explored issues of privilege, discussed what it means to be an ally, and learned about the state of higher education for LGBT+ people.

For a look at what the ASB teams experienced, check out the OSV's YouTube channel, where videos from each 2018 trip will be posted in early April. Looking to get your student involved in ASB next year? Registration for 2019 trips opens in December.