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As a freshman, Stephen Bronskill started the Community Service Coalition. In its first year, the coalition has brought together 1,000 people for 4,000 hours of service throughout D.C.
David Baratta, senior administrative assistant in the School of Public Affairs, volunteers his time to coach the USA Warriors sled hockey team—a team comprised of veterans who have lost limbs and suffered combat injuries.
Instead of heading to the typical Spring Break locations, every year, a group of American University students spend their time off helping people in need around the world. This year, one group headed to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.