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13 Years of Service with Lehman L.I.F.E.

Alternative Break Locations and Partner Organizations

  • Nagua, Dominican Republic 2006 – Habitat for Humanity – Community Home Building
  • New Orleans, LA 2007 – New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity – Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • Tijuana, Mexico 2007 – Los Niños - Construction
  • New Orleans, LA 2008 – New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity – Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • Cartago, Costa Rica 2008 –Cross Cultural Solutions – Community Recycling Project
  • New Orleans, LA 2009 – New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity - Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • Meru/Nairobi, Kenya 2009 – The Greenbelt Movement  - Reforestation
  • New Orleans, LA 2010 - New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity – Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • Virginia Beach, VA 2010 – Virginia Parks Department – Environmental Conservation
  • Nairobi, Kenya 2010 – CrossingThresholds  - School Construction and Primary Education
  • Cincinnati, OH 2011 – Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless – Homeless Outreach
  • New Orleans, LA 2011 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity – Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic 2011 – Cambiando Vidas – Community Home Building
  • Nairobi, Kenya 2011 – Crossing Thresholds  - School Construction
  • Apopka, FL 2012 – Hope CommUnity Center – Immigration Outreach
  • Johannesburg/Cape Town, South Africa 2012 –Mayibuye Archives & Univ. of Western Cape – Apartheid Archival
  • Chicago, IL 2013 – Chicago Coalition for the Homeless – After-school Tutoring and Homeless Outreach
  • Staten Island, NY 2013 – Red Cross - Hurricane Sandy Relief
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico 2013 – Centro Santa Luisa – Transformation of School into Community Center
  • Nairobi, Kenya 2013 – Crossing Thresholds – School Construction and Primary Education
  • Pine Ridge, SD 2014 – RE-Member – Community Development and Construction with Lakota Tribe
  • El Progreso, Honduras 2014 – Students Helping Honduras – School Construction and Community Sports
  • Apopka, FL 2015 – Hope CommUnity Center - Immigration Outreach
  • Jinotega, Nicaragua 2015 – Bridges to Community – Community Home Building
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2015 – Fundación Plieades – Disability Education and Volunteer Prog. Design
  • El Progreso, Honduras 2015 – Students Helping Honduras - School Construction and Community Sports
  • Delhi, India 2015 – Ubelong – Community Health and School Beautification
  • St. Andrew, Jamaica 2016 – Jamaica Volunteer Programs – Community Painting Project and Orphanage Volunteerism
  • Pine Ridge, SD 2016 – RE-Member - Community Development and Construction with Lakota Tribe
  • New Orleans, LA 2017 – United Saints Recovery Project – Hurricane Relief
  • Moshi, Tanzania 2017 – IFRE - Healthcare project, Teaching English, Orphanage project, & promoting HIV/AIDS awareness
  • Apopka, FL 2018 – Hope CommUnity Center – Immigration Outreach & Advocacy
  • Jinotega, Nicaragua 2018 – Global Medical Brigades – Community Health
  • Kasungu, Malawi 2018 – buildOn – School Construction, Adult Literacy, and Children’s Education
  • Humacao, Puerto Rico 2019 – Crossing Thresholds/ARECMA/UPR Humacao – Natural Disaster Relief 
  • Huancayo, Peru 2019 – Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children –  Community Health & Women’s Empowerment

Future Trips in Our 14th Year:

  • Humacao, Puerto Rico 2020 – Crossing Thresholds/ARECMA/UPR Humacao – Natural Disaster Relief 
  • Lehman L.I.F.E. Africa 2020 – Students will take a summer course partly in the United States and partly in Senegal, Kenya or Cameroon learning about Global Citizenship and Service, while serving the local community through building schools and participating in true cultural immersion to help achieve the mission and vision of various NGOs in each country.

Contact

Amanda J. Dubois-Mwake
Director
Office of International Programs & Community Engagement
Lehman College
250 Bedford Blvd. West, Carman Hall, 337
Bronx, NY 10468
347-577-4020
amanda.dubois@lehman.cuny.edu