APS News Release

Amazon Donates $15,000 to Support Wakefield High School

Amazon DonationAs part of its celebration of Black History Month, Amazon presented a $15,000 donation to support Wakefield High School. This is the latest in Amazon’s ongoing work to support education and racial equality initiatives in communities across the country where its employees live and work.

The donation to Wakefield High School of $15,000 will include the book Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism, and You by Jason Reynolds – which focuses on anti-racism, cultural awareness and proficiency. The funds will also allow Wakefield staff to invite guest speakers to speak on the same topic.

You can learn more about Amazon’s ongoing efforts and programs for Black History Month on this space on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page on AboutAmazon.com and you can read more here.