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Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

Students dress up to fight against human trafficking through Dressember

December 20, 2019

Last year, junior Sophia Norton participated in the worldwide challenge “Dressember” alone, wearing a dress every day in December as a way to raise awareness and money to fight human trafficking. This year, she has formed a team, Decatur’s Dressy Dogs, with fellow juniors, Hally Laney, Mary Katherine Moore, Fiona Mcelroy, Elena Pawloski and Saja Mohammed, raising $1,938.35 as of Dec. 20. 

Exonerees speak to DHS students on Wrongful Conviction Day

Exonerees speak to DHS students on Wrongful Conviction Day

October 7, 2019

Oct. 2 was Wrongful Conviction Day, a holiday dedicated to those who were falsely accused and convicted of a crime they did not commit. In order to raise awareness, the Georgia Innocence Project brought two exonerees to speak at Decatur High School so that students could hear the stories of some of those wrongfully convicted.

The Journey of Hope

The Journey of Hope

October 30, 2017

The Journey of Hope is a cross country journey that takes place on the west coast and travels to the east coast spreading awareness for people with disabilities.

Spreading the Love: Little Shop of Stories hosts first ever Year of Kindness

Spreading the Love: Little Shop of Stories hosts first ever Year of Kindness

February 3, 2017

After the election, there were concerns among the community on the impact of it on kids. Diane Capriola, owner of Little Shop of Stories, decided to do something about it. She created the first ever Year of Kindness.

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