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  • $277 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Koziarz
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

GLBTQ

My students need books that focus on the GLBTQ community.

My Students

N Y State's Dignity for All Students Act provides students with a safe & supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying at school. It includes an awareness & sensitivity in the relations of people, including sexual orientations & gender identity.

A snapshot of our middle school shows a diverse high-need school comprised of about 1100 students in grades 6 to 8.

Half of our student population receives free or reduced priced lunch. Approximately half of our students receive support services in addition to their core classes. Many of our students are not native English speakers. The students have all been impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

My Project

The books I am requesting describe the challenges faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning teens, offers practical advice, provide real-life experiences, exemplify positive role models and list accessible resources and support groups. They will help dispel some of the myths. I hope they will lead to a breakdown of stereotypes and prejudice.

The teenage years are hard no matter what your sexual orientations & gender identity might be.

If these books can help make it somehow easier to cope for some of my students, I want them in my library.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Drama • AKJ Books $17.51 1 $17.51
Gay and Lesbian Parents • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Smashing the Stereotypes • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Gay Issues and Politics • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Gay People of Color • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Gays and Mental Health • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Gay Believers • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Gay Characters in Theatre, Movies, and Television • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Statistical Timeline and Overview of Gay Life • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Coming Out • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75
Homosexuality Around the World • AKJ Books $16.75 1 $16.75

Materials cost

$201.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.03

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.43

Total project goal

$276.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.22

1 Donor

-$138.10

Donations toward project cost

-$117.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.71

match offer

-$138.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 999 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Produce for Kids and one other donor.

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