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Giving Tuesday

Dear Friends,

This Giving Tuesday, Gordon invites you to learn more about some of the partner organizations that help ground our students’ experience in the work of effecting real, lasting change in the world.

From Nursery to eighth grade, Gordon students and faculty connect with dozens of organizations over the years. These include formal nonprofits, museums, schools and businesses, as well as informal community groups. They Zoom into our classrooms, welcome us on field trips, consult with us on sustainability initiatives and partner with us on events like the book fair.

The list is long, too long to include here. For this Giving Tuesday, then, we’re focusing on nonprofits that work with our eighth graders during their last weeks at Gordon. On the Civil Rights Trip to Georgia and Alabama, and the service learning work that follows, eighth graders engage with these partners in direct and meaningful ways. It's a powerful culminating experience that gives soon-to-be graduates a running start as they leave Maxfield Avenue and become forces for positive change in the world beyond Gordon.

The nonprofits listed below were a part of the Civil Rights Trip and the eighth grade service learning experience last spring. Please take a moment to learn more about these essential partners of ours, and consider supporting them this Giving Tuesday.

Alabama State University Montgomery, Alabama
Amos House Providence, Rhode Island
The Avenue Concept Providence, Rhode Island
Community MusicWorks Providence, Rhode Island
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church Montgomery, Alabama

Downcity Design Providence, Rhode Island
Equal Justice Initiative Montgomery, Alabama
Foot Soldiers Park Selma, Alabama
Genesis Center Providence, Rhode Island
Highlander Institute Providence, Rhode Island
McAuley House Rhode Island Providence, Rhode Island
Meeting Street, Providence, Rhode Island
Movement Ground Farm Tiverton, Rhode Island
New Georgia Project Atlanta, Georgia
Progreso Latino Central Falls, Rhode Island
Rosa Parks Museum Montgomery, Alabama
Southern Poverty Law Center Montgomery, Alabama

Thank you for taking the time to get to know some of our extended family of partners, and for considering supporting them today. If you wish to include Gordon in your Giving Tuesday giving as well, please use the buttons below.

With gratitude, 

Alexandra O’Connor
Director of Philanthropic Engagement