2015 Fall Reunion- Highlights

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2015 Summer Symposium graduates reunited to watch Selma and discuss voting rights today. They shared updates on their advocacy projects and brought items to donate to families in need.

Read below to learn more about their work and what you can do to help:

  • Raising $2,000 for The Giving Circle, a humanitarian relief organization, in support of Uganda’s first school for the deaf
  • Engaging students from New York’s 213 Key Clubs to support the building of a community farm in Uganda with The Giving Circle. The team of participants working on this project are selling t-shirts here.
  • Working with Drilling for Hope, a relief organization, to bring water to areas in need.
  • Creating The Book Shelf a community-wide book drive for students and families in need. ┬áTo learn more about this project and how you can support this student’s work, visit her website: thebookshelffundraiser.weebly.com. Also, check out this Times Union article about her work.
  • Creating a human rights day at their schools and leading breakout sessions on social justice topics.