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Ms. H. from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Seniors Find Research Books in Their School Library

Help me give my students social justice books. "Unmuted: Conversations on Prejudice, Oppression, and Social Justice" and other books on this list will help them gain perspectives on issues that matter to them.

  • $555 goal

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My Students

My students are primarily coming from New Orleans East, the Desire area, and the Lower Ninth Ward. My students need a better selection of books that are relevant to their senior capstone projects.

Social justice is a big part of senior year, and the library is lacking in resources they can use.

They need books for research to complete their graduation requirement.

They are a driven, enthusiastic, and a genuinely kind group of high schoolers who are passionate about subjects like police brutality, gun rights, school safety, sentencing reform, etc. They are excited by this challenge on the horizon and are hungry for a rigorous high school experience that will prepare them for it. We want more resources for our library so students can find more books they can use on current issues they are affected by.

My Project

The seniors at G.W. Carver High School are required to complete a capstone project on a social justice issue that is important to them. They are very passionate about social injustices and need more resources for their research.

Learning to use the library for research is a skill they can take on to college and the rest of their life.

Our school library needs a better selection of resources for them to use to complete their final project for high school. These books are a great start to building up this section in the library so they can have strong sources when making arguments for change.

Ms. H.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Unmuted: Conversations on Prejudice, Oppression, and Social Justice • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
Technology, Activism, and Social Justice in a Digital Age • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom • Amazon Business $16.48 2 $32.96
Social Justice: Theories, Issues, and Movements (Critical Issues in Crime and Society) • Amazon Business $28.75 1 $28.75
Killreal Women's Vintage Floral Print Sleeveless Casual Rockabilly Cocktail Dress Light-Blue-Floral X-Large • Amazon Business $26.69 1 $26.69
Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny • Amazon Business $21.26 1 $21.26
The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die • Amazon Business $19.04 1 $19.04
Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform • Amazon Business $19.03 1 $19.03
Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Crisis • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration • Amazon Business $18.30 1 $18.30
Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair • Amazon Business $17.70 1 $17.70
Consent on Campus: A Manifesto • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Unsafe On Any Campus? College Sexual Assault and What We Can Do About It • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and and How All Men Can Help • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment • Amazon Business $12.19 1 $12.19
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America • Amazon Business $8.18 1 $8.18
The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice: Black Lives, Healing, and US Social Transformation (The Little Books of Justice and Peacebui) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01

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