Social Justice Clubs

Social Justice Clubs provide opportunities for self-transformation, leadership, and community building to students in order to affect meaningful change in their classrooms, at Carl Sandburg High School, and in their communities.

Fempower is Carl Sandburg’s feminist club. The club works to promote gender equality and help women in the community and globally. Open to all interested students! 
Sponsors: Kristin Mattera & Traci Mitchell
Emails: &
Meeting Information: Meets in S-248 on Tuesdays


The Friendship Connection Club is for both regular and special needs students. The main purpose of the club is to enhance the lives of students with special needs by providing opportunities for one-one friendships and increased participation in extracurricular school / community activities. 
Sponsors: Jen Mulheran, Stacey Ardizzone, & Becky Malecki
Emails:,, &
Meeting Information: Meets in S-134 on Wednesdays between 3-4PM
The gay straight alliance is a group that meets twice a month to provide a safe space for all members of the straight, LGBTQ and non-binary communities within the Sandburg family.
Sponsor: Geoff Epperson
Meeting Information: Meets between 3-4PM 
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is a group of students helping other students make positive decisions about the challenges in their everyday lives. Membership is open.
Sponsor: Diane Karamagianis
Meeting Information: Meets in E-116 every other Monday between 3-4PM
Operation Snowball is a district-wide program that gives all students the opportunity to participate in various community building activities throughout the school year and to attend a leadership retreat in early February. This retreat is a three-day program that focuses on leadership skills, healthy choices, strong friendships, and self-realization. 
Sponsor: Jessica Kaffel & Harmoni Vasich
Email: &
Meeting Information: Retreat weekend is November 16-18th

Mr. Greg Gardner
Assistant Principal

Twitter: @SandburgHS


Mrs. Ariel Palacios
Administrative Assistant

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