Community insertion practices and experiences are necessary for the development of citizens’ autonomy, empathy, otherness, and social responsibility. For this reason, both units maintain youth volunteering programs for students from the 8th grade of elementary school to the 3rd grade of High School.
Through activities and weekly meetings, Leo Alfa Citizenship and Leo Beta Citizenship (formerly, Solidarity Pact) develop activities with charities in Porto Alegre community in situations of risk and social vulnerability. Some areas of activity are:
– Amparo Imaculado;
– Asilo da SPAAN;
– Asilo Padre Cacique;
– Associação Rio-grandense de Proteção aos animais;
– Casa de Nazaré;
– Creche Dona Maria;
– Creche Nazaré;
– Fundação Pão dos Pobres;
– Hospital da Criança Santo Antônio, no ambulatório de Quimioterapia;
– ONG Amada Massa.