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Gifts with meaning

By Steve Majors Nov. 15, 2015

 The New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has published his annual holiday gift guide - something he describes as his chance to recommend presents more meaningful than a tie or sweater; And this year, Communities In Schools is among the charitable organizations recommended by the well-respected Kristof. 

As he writes here in the New York Times, "we’re seeing painful upheavals about race on university campuses these days, but the civil rights issue in America today is our pre-K through 12th grade education system, which routinely sends the neediest kids to the worst schools. To address these roots of inequality, a group called Communities in Schools  supports disadvantaged kids, mostly black and Latino, in elementary, middle and high schools around the country.  To make a holiday contribution that will change the picture of education in our country, click here.