WOMEN FOR WISE GROWTH SUPPORTS COMPUTERS FOR KIDS FUNDRAISER

Recognizing our platform of equity and continuing our mission of partnering with local organization, Women for Wise Growth co-sponsors this fundraiser to bring needed technology to students as learning from home has become a necessity.

COMPUTERS FOR KIDS: CREATING EQUITY

On March 16, 2020,  thousands of Alachua County children suddenly could no longer go to school because of COVID-19. Although our school system has tried to provide a way for children to continue learning from home, too many of these children don't have the resources to effectively use an online learning structure. Imagine being a child who doesn't have a computer at home, perhaps trying to keep up with schoolwork on the inadequate screen of your parent's phone. The opportunity gap in Alachua County was already considerable, and this pandemic has only made it worse. COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting people of color, including children who don't have the necessary devices to continue their schoolwork from home. Please help us as we strive for equity by supporting our efforts to supply these children with the tools they need to succeed! 

This is urgent! These children are already behind! 

Thank you for your support!

Computers for Kids will supply identified Title 1 students with basic laptops that will enable them to continue their schoolwork through access to Google Classroom.  

Cosponsored by The Cultural Arts Coalition, Alachua County NAACP, Women for Wise Growth, and  United Church of Gainesville's Racial Justice Task Force.

More information about Cultural Arts Coalition: Since 1983, we have been providing a diverse group of programs to the Gainesville Community: Arts, Environmental Education, After School programs. We also cosponsor many programs from HIV/AIDS Education to Anti-School-to-Prison effort, and we are involved with mentoring and programs geared towards making resources available to our young people.

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