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Alternative Spring Break 2017

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an outreach program organized by the UW’s Pipeline Project. It provides opportunities for teams of undergraduate students to spend their spring break in a rural or tribal community of Washington State, working with local elementary and middle schools.

The Makah Tribe

Neah Bay, WA

University of Washington

Pipeline Project | HCDE

This year, in partnership with the Pipeline Project, HCDE Outreach is launching its first ASB program, and will send a team of undergraduate students to lead students at Markishtum Middle School, in the Makah Tribe town of Neah Bay, in a Design Thinking Workshop.

HCDE students will work with the school and community leaders to identify a problem or need that can be addressed by our human centered design process. Over the course of a week, the middle school students, guided by the HCDE student team, will research the problem, design and prototype a solution, and present their project idea.