The Mission of SALT

The Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) is the Spirit-led social justice ministry of the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University in which students from all walks of life come together in community to embody the Christian call to be the “salt of the earth” (Matt. 5:13). SALT helps students develop a passion and practice of social action. SALTers reflect God’s love for people by cultivating the skills of community organizing, raising awareness, and fund development. SALTers are equipped to lead lives of social justice and serve as agents for positive change in their communities.

Every year, the Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) of the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University selects one project for which to raise money, the World Relief Campaign. This is in addition to numerous activities done locally which generate hundreds of volunteer hours by students and benefit the Valparaiso area. SALT is involved in local volunteering, spring break service trips, and church-based community organizing.

Get involved

Meetings for the 2018-19 school year will be Monday evenings at 9:30 p.m. when classes are in session. Meetings take place at the multipurpose room of the Helge Center at the Chapel of the Resurrection. Like us on Facebook to keep up with our events.

You can join SALT’s listserv by following this link:

and click the blue  “Join group to post” near the top of the page.
Then follow the prompts (click “Join group” when prompted)

World Relief Campaign 2019

The 2019 World Relief Campaign, “Home is Here: Restoring a Roof in Valparaiso,” has begun. Help us raise $25,000 to restore a roof for Caroline’s Place, and help local low-income women. Learn more about the project.

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Below: Scenes from previous years' Color 4 a Cause 5K, the biggest fundraiser for the World Relief Campaign.