Teacher Stories

L.I.F.T. Grants Issued

Dr. Iraiz Ynigo

Principal
Harrison Elementary School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $1,500.00
LEADERS IN ME

Arizona Alli

2nd Grade Lead Teacher Academy 360
Denver, CO

Grant Award: $850.00
LITTLE JUSTICE LEADERS

Sonia Lewis

Founder
ASCRIBE Educational
Sacramento, CA

Grant Award: $2,682.00
TEACH-IN TIME FOR REVOLUTIONARY MINDS – PRIDE IN LITERACY PROJECT

Megan Hutchinson

Librarian
Village East Elementary
Houma, LA

Grant Award: $1,239.54
PRINTING THE FUTURE WITH OUR STUDENTS

David Bally

12th Grade History Teacher
Lyons Community School
Brooklyn, NY

Grant Award: $494.79
BUILDING A CLASSROOM LIBRARY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES

Ruth Greene

11th Grade English Teacher
Venice High School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $3,500
CULTURAL INFLUENCES IN OUR LIVES

Georgia Conrad

High School Teacher
Long Beach Wilson High School
Long Beach, CA

Mini Grant: $500
ART AND SCIENCE PATHWAY PROGRAM

David Bally

12th Grade History Teacher
Lyons Community School
Brooklyn, NY

Mini Grant: $500
CLASS ON GUNS IN AMERICA

Chrishaun Mccray

4th Grade ELA Teacher Allgood Elementary School
Stone Mountain, GA

Mini Grant: $300
UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED WE FALL. FESTIVAL AND SPRING CARNIVAL

Caitlyn Smith

2nd Grade Dual Language Teacher
Minter Bridge Elementary School
Hillsboro, OR

Grant Award: $1,500
LITTLE JUSTICE LEADERS

Dina Kraemer

High School Teacher
Alexander Hamilton High School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $1365
HAMILTON TEAM 5510: FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION

Maria N. Chambers

Speech-Language Pathologist
Olive Middle School
Baldwin Park, CA

Grant Award: $510.22
INTERACTIVE MATERIALS FOR AUDITORY PROCESSING, STORY COMPREHENSION AND ARTICULATION

Leal Smith

High School Teacher
Pike High School
Indianapolis, IN

Grant Award: $2,450.00
"SHOTS FIRED" - A FILM WRITTEN, DIRECTED AND ACTED BY STUDENTS

Angelica Heredia

10th Grade English Teacher
Mendez High School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $1,374.83
HEALING THROUGH READING: READ, CREATE, REFLECT, RESTORE

Shriya Venkatesh

Science teacher/ Student Government Advisor
Horace Mann U.C.L.A. Community School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $303.87
JUSTICE CHALLENGE - 7TH THROUGH 9TH GRADE

Mirian Fonseca

2nd grade teacher
Ambassador School of Global Education
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $2,048.94
PROJECT: SECOND GRADE ENGINEERS LEARNING THROUGH ROBOTICS

Sunanda Kushon

Math teacher/ Robotics Club Sponsor
Horace Mann U.C.L.A. Community School
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $1500.00
COMPETITIVE ROBOTICS TEAM - 7TH THROUGH 9TH GRADE

Thomas Field

Valor Academy
Los Angeles, CA

Grant Award: $1392.00
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE VALLEY - 5TH THROUGH 8TH GRADERS

Kate Byers

6th Grade Teacher
Valor Academy Middle School
North Hills, CA

Grant Award: $1344.00
WHAT IN THE WORLD?

Alexa Downs

9th Grade Science Teacher
Valor Academy Charter High School
North Hills, CA

Grant Award: $1455.00
DESIGNING AN ECTOPIAN CITY

Tamara Buchanan

Media Specialist
Fishback Creek Public Academy
Indianapolis, IN

Grant Award: $1099
SCHOLASTIC BOOKFLIX

Valerie A. Crowe

4th Grade Teacher Guion Creek Elementary Metropolitan School District of Pike Township

Stacy Schultz

7th Grade Science Teacher
New Augusta North
Metropolitan School District of Pike Township