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Ms. Kirby from Rantoul IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle School Activism

Help me give my students the tools needed to take action and do the work to bring equity to the world with the book This Book Is Anti-Racist.

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are mostly low socioeconomic status. They are very diverse; about 33% Black, 33% White, and 33% Latino. I call it rurban because it is rural and urban. A lot of parents do factory work second shift so our students are caring for siblings when they get home from school.

I am a co-sponsor of an organization called LDA - Leadership Development Academy.

I just found this book that will give us some great lessons and activities to encourage our students to become activists in our community. I would like 30 copies of this book for the children to have and use for a book study.

My Project

We have a daunting task ahead of us - making this world more equitable. This book will give our students activities and challenges to teach them how to really make a difference in their own communities. We will use this book to do a book study and complete the activities together. The way to start world peace is one community at a time.

There are activities to help them learn who they are, where they came from and how they can move forward making a difference in our community.

It is important to teach our students ways to resist in ways that the people in power will be open and listening.

Ms. Kirby
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work • Amazon Business $12.82 30 $384.60
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

Materials cost

$398.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$434.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.69

Total project goal

$511.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$511.26

12 Donors

-$442.43

Donations toward project cost

-$383.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.86

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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