About Dear Columbus:
On February 20th, 2018, 7th grade students from GEMS met with influential members of the Columbus community at Long Street Studio for a cup of coffee and a conversation. At a time when tensions are prevalent across the country between people of different political parties, races, religion and sexual orientations, it is important to recognize people who are working to make a change. There are people that are willing to work across cultures to listen and support everyone – no matter where they come from. It’s also important to realize that our young people have a voice in changing the future and can learn so much from leaders working to make changes in our community.
This website is a tribute to people that find passion in serving others. Our 7th grade students have written a short piece to share their conversations with each community member that was interviewed. …more