While Ed Trust is a national nonprofit educational advocacy organization, we’re active in YOUR state, working with our partners on the ground who are carrying out vital work to advance educational equity in Tennessee. For #GivingTuesdayNow, a special global day of giving, please consider donating to one of the following local organizations below so that they can continue this important work during the coronavirus pandemic.

Centro Hispano de East Tennessee

“We promote empowerment and civic participation through education, workforce development, youth and family engagement, and community-strengthening initiatives.

We are the leading resource for East Tennessee’s Latino community and we are the leading resource for East Tennessee regarding the Latino community.”

HOLA Lakeway

HOLA Lakeway seeks to facilitate the positive integration of the immigrant communities of the Lakeway area into the greater fabric of the community through education.

The Knoxville Area Urban League

Empowering Communities, Changing Lives!

Memphis Restorative Justice Coalition

The mission of Memphis Restorative Justice Coalition is to decrease the amount of suspensions and expulsions of black and brown students in Shelby county.

Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance

The amplify the voice, presence, and support for educators of color in Tennessee while remaining student-centered and solutions-oriented.

Volunteer State Seal of Biliteracy

The Volunteer State Seal of Biliteracy seeks to provide every Tennessee student with the opportunity and means to receive a Seal of Biliteracy award upon graduation in recognition of demonstrated proficiency in two or more languages and to promote the 21st Century Workforce Skill of biliteracy throughout the state.