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Mrs. Clarke from Binghamton NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literature for Social Justice

Help me give my students inspiration to change injustice in our legal system from the inside out.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are survivors. They are young people from underprivileged, migrant, urban backgrounds. They know trauma intimately and yet they manage - somehow - to prioritize academics.

They deserve an education that means something; they should be exposed to authors that look like them, and literature that reflects the truth of their lives and cultures.

My students approach life with passion, resolve, and humor. They teach me more each year than I could hope to teach them in a lifetime.

My Project

We will read this text in class, and study, in-depth, the context, themes, and language presented in Bryan Stevenson's first-hand account of his experiences in the legal field. Students will use Stevenson's example to create change in our community through project-based learning.

This project will expose my students to the limitless potential they each possess.

In today's society, it is vitally important that our young people see, hear, and read hopeful messages that portray the diversity of our world in a positive light. Stevenson's story provides a model that my students can use to effect real change in their world.

Mrs. Clarke
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Just Mercy • AKJ Education $15.30 30 $459.00

Materials cost

$459.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.51

Total project goal

$583.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.39

3 Donors

-$410.81

Donations toward project cost

-$350.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.12

match offer

-$170.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$145.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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