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Ms. Veras from Brooklyn NY is requesting a classroom visitor through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Students Seeing Themselves in the Curriculum

Help me give my students a classroom workshop and curriculum that empowers our students and helps them see the beauty of diversity.

  • $2,424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are teens on a path to success. We service a district whose adolescents require a lot of homegrown love. We are proud to provide the educational, social and psychological supports for our students. We pride ourselves in creating a safe and respectful environment for our students to learn and succeed. At our school, our kids are at home.

Our school's heart and soul is our students and we proudly service a primarily Latino and African-American population.

We prioritize our students' story and the community that we are stepping into to teach, versus trying to push our story into the instruction. We want our students to feel proud of their identity, and have a curriculum that reflects who they are. Our diversity is empowering, and we should have our students realizing their inner strength. I want my students to feel seen. Our students are committed to succeeding and we are committed to providing them the best environment to do it.

My Project

We want to have materials, workshops, and classroom lessons that bring this idea of cultural understanding and empowerment to life. This workshop will help our students discover more of themselves and give them the chance to tell their own story. As seniors, our students need to be prepared for the world at large. This workshop will not only help them see themselves, but will help them see the beauty in others.

Diversity and inclusiveness need to be at the core of all social and emotional learning, and our school is proud to empower our students to be accepting and loving scholars.

This workshop includes classroom instructional time, materials to work with after the class, and literature that remains in the classroom for our students year round. The students complete the curriculum with a full draft of their college essay or cover letter for future career, a valuable output that is often not given instructional time to cover.

Ms. Veras
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Visitor Total
Kids N Culture $2,000.00

Visitor cost

$2,000.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$30.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,060.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$363.53

Total project goal

$2,423.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,423.53

7 Donors

-$1,376.33

Donations toward project cost

-$1,216.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$159.95

Matching donations from our partners

-$992.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$843.62

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$54.71

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$0.00

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