running rebels

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Running Rebels

Address: 1300 W Fond Du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205

Transportation:

By car: Head west on W Wisconsin Ave towad N 12th St. Turn right onto N 12th St. Turn left onto W Walnut St. Turn right onto W Fond Du Lac Ave.

By bus: Take the #23 or BLUE to N17 & Walnut #3834. Walk to N 17th towards Walnut, Turn right onto Walnut, Turn left onto Fon Du Lac. Your destination will be on the right.

Orientation: Site contact will follow up after Sign Night Up

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Description of Agency/Activities: Since 1980, the Running Rebels Community Organization has been dedicated to developing Milwaukee's youthh mentally, physically and spiritually. By offering a youth program that focuses on education and recreational activities, Running Rebels provides Milwaukee's youth with positive alternatives to gangs and substance abuse.

Student Role at Agency: The students will act as a tutor to many of our inner city youth. They will help the students finish homework assignments or improve in certain areas of study they be lacking in. We work with many high school students to prepare them for the next steps in life, meaning helping with scholarships applications or to them about their day at school and what they suceeding in as what they might need help in. There will also be days when the students help in the Rec area which involves talking with the kids and playing games such as ping pong and pool.

Commitment/Requirements:

We ask for an application as well as a copy of your photo I.D. There will be a brief backgroud check which should not take more than a day. Application is attached.


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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