Over 200 organizations and individuals have signed on to support the resolution, a call to action for our school systems to end the harsh disciplinary policies and law enforcement tactics that push too many young people out of school.
Please Join Project NIA & the Illinois Community Justice Project as we unveil two new grassroots data aggregation and dissemination projects.
Come learn about the Chicago Youth Justice Data Project as well as Illinois Community Justice and about how you can use data in your community organizing work. This event is co-sponsored with the DePaul University Women and Gender
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How can teachers, students and parents help shape policy in NYC public schools? We will learn about the opportunities for community input under law and the impact of mayoral control of our schools on our voices in education.
Do you have a story to tell about your school pushout experience? Contribute to the DSC School Pushout Storybank! This how-to provides steps and suggestions for filming, content and uploading.
Advocates for Children of New York City
Youth Power Summit
Building a Movement for Nonviolent Schools
Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
9am-5pm (Breakfast & lunch are provided)
Great Hall of the Winnet Building
Community College of Philadelphia
17th St. & Spring Garden St.
Philadelphia Student Union
NYCLU provides a palm card for New York City Students called "Know Your Rights When Facing a Suspension."
Southwest Youth Collaborative will hold a day of workshops on the School to Prison Pipeline and the work of the Dignity in Schools Campaign. The day will also feature a collective art piece that will speak to the struggle for educational justice.
Each day this week, members of the Student Safety Coalition and New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) will distribute various Know Your Rights materials to middle and high school students throughout the five boroughs. Teams will visit New York City public schools and distribute one of the following:
Information on the work of the Dignity in Schools Campaign and how to get involved.
Parents and youth hosted an action to celebrate Conflict Resolution Month and raise awareness of the over-criminalization of students. Youth and parents have worked closely together in Denver to ensure the implementation of restorative justices practices in Denver schools.
Beaumont High School
The Advocating for Communities Against a Prison Pipeline (ACAPP) Coalition will host a town hall meeting on the School to Prison Pipeline for the Beaumont High School community.
In Philadelphia, Community Responses to Zero Tolerance and the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) hosted actions.
Don't miss pushout testimony from Philadelphia youth Raheem Gladney.
The ACLU of Eastern Missouri and the Advocating for Communities Against a Prison Pipeline (ACAPP) Coalition both hosted activities for the Week of Action.
In Itta Bena, the Mississippi Delta Catalyst Roundtable, together with Southern Echo and Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU), hosted a major Week of Action event to focus on the implications of compulsory school district consolidation for school pushout.