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Lady Gaga announces plan to fund more than 160 classroom projects in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy

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Lady Gaga announced Friday that she will "fully fund" classroom projects in Dayton, Ohio, El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California. The "A Star is Born" actress wrote on Facebook that she will be working with her Born This Way Foundation and in partnership with for these projects. 

"My heart goes out to those who were taken from us too soon and to their families, loved ones and communities who are left to grieve... Everyone has the right to laws that make them feel safe in their communities," the singer said.

A note to Dayton, El Paso, and Gilroy: My heart goes out to those who were taken from us too soon and to their...

Posted by Lady Gaga on Friday, August 9, 2019

The project will span 14 classrooms in Dayton, 125 classrooms in El Paso and 23 classrooms in Gilroy. According to the pop star, the initiative will provide students "access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."

Some of the projects include educational tools on emotional regulation, age-appropriate books and creative modules involving photography and painting. She mentions the focus for these projects is on "prioritizing your mental health and checking in on your loved ones."

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