The Social Justice Learning Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and we rely on the financial and in-kind support of individuals. We welcome donations of all types, which are tax deductible.

Sustaining Member

Based on annual membership, SJLI offers the following giving levels. Each level includes the benefits of the previous giving levels.  Benefits last one calendar year. 

Harvester ($1,000+) 
Logo and/or name on all promotional material
Monthly CSA share for one year 
VIP hospitality at all events  

Builder ($600-$999)
Bi-monthly CSA share for one year
Two fruit trees
Website recognition 

Cultivator ($250-$599)
Two VIP tickets to Urban Scholars gala
Home gardening starter kit 

Incubator ($100-$249)
Newsletter recognition 

Pollinator ($25-$99)
Souvenir button  


There is no amount too small to make a difference. All donations are tax deductible.


From building gardens to planning school retreats, the SJLI team greatly relies on the support of the community. If you can volunteer your time, services, or tangible goods, please let us know. Below are some of our most common operational needs: 


Health Equity

  • Contractors
  • Tradesman
  • Seeds
  • Seedlings
  • T-Shirts
  • Lumber
  • Power Tools (power drill, screw driver, screw driver bits, buzz saw, etc.)


Educational Equity

  • Job Shadowing
  • Career and Academic Advisors
  • Notebooks
  • Post-it Easels
  • Paper
  • Pens
  • Food/Beverages/Snacks 


Organization Wide

  • Event Staff
  • Graphic Designers
  • Food and Beverage
  • Meeting and Event Space