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Dr. Morales from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Classroom as a Safe Space for LGBTQ+ Youth

My students need a classroom that is a safe space for all learners, with affirming posters, LGBTQ books, and Pride flags, stickers, and pins.

  • $391 goal

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My Students

My students have big dreams, but as a school we sometimes lack the means to turn these dreams into reality. They aspire to travel, go to college, and obtain stable careers that provide them with satisfaction as well as opportunities to help their families. My students live in a vibrant community that is rich in culture, despite lacking economic resources.

My students are diverse Latinx leaders, leading change in the school and community as they advocate for LGBT and immigrant rights.

I believe in my students, and am committed to providing them with the same resources that students at the most affluent schools receive.

My Project

I currently have one poster in my room of an animated film called "In a Heartbeat," that was about boy developing a crush on another boy. This poster means a lot to my LGBTQ+ youth, who are currently working to develop a positive self-image and identity.

I would like to create a larger section of my classroom that speaks to LGBTQ+ students, with relevant books, inspiring posters that say "Be Yourself," and "You are Stronger than you Think," and pride flags, stickers, and pins that they can freely take to display their pride as a member or ally of the LGBTQ+ community.

Dr. Morales
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pedro and Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned • Amazon Business $15.50 10 $155.00
500 Love Rainbow Ribbon Stickers, Gay Pride 7 Colors Stripes Heart Shaped Roll Tape • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Gibson Holders 1A 2-Wire Display Stand, Black, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
Gay Pride Rainbow Stickers on a Roll - Rectangle Shaped (250 Stickers) - Support LGBT Causes • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Sugar Skull Love With Flowers Upcycled Vintage Dictionary Art Print 8x10 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Rib Cage With Heart Upcycled Vintage Dictionary Art Print 8x10 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Cat With Glasses "Be Yourself" Upcycled Vintage Dictionary Art Print 8x10 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
You're Braver Than You Believe Typography Upcycled Vintage Dictionary Art Print 8x10 • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
3 Dozen (36) RAINBOW FLAGS - 4" x 6" LGBT - GAY Pride - PARADES Parties - Celebrations - PARTY FAVOR - Decorations • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
LGBT Pride Rainbow Pinback Buttons - 1 Inch Size - 25 Pack • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

Materials cost

$272.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$331.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.52

Total project goal

$390.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.13

1 Donor

-$376.83

Donations toward project cost

-$331.61

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.30

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$0.00

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