Writing Wrongs 2016

What did you do last Labor Day weekend? Go to a few picnics? Wash the car? Hold down the couch? While you were doing that, nine students from four different colleges spent the weekend with residents at the Opportunity House homeless shelter in Reading, Pa.
This is what they did.

This holiday, why not engage in something exciting. Unique. Something your friends and family have (probably) never done.  Something meaningful. Profound.

Something that will change your life.

Writing Wrongs is that opportunity.




You will spend the 2016 weekend at Easy Does It, a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Easy Does It’s two locations in Reading and Leesport each serve different populations and purposes. You will eat with the residents and hear their stories.  You will talk to the staff. You will report what you see, feel, hear, and think to produce, in just two days, a print and online newspaper. Your words will help create a new awareness, a shift in the way society views addiction and people who are afflicted with this disease.


copy editors

print and web designers



social media managers

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