National Live Stream Event: Lift Us Up! Take Action to End the School to Prison Pipeline

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Lift Us Up! Take Action to End the School to Prison Pipeline
 
Thursday, October 20 at 5 PM - 8 PM
 
Musical Performance by Jasiri X
 
Event will be LIVE STREAMED at 5:45pm!
 
Jeron X Grayson Community Center
1852 Enoch St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
 
Join youth, parents, local, state and federal policy makers to discuss solutions to end the school-to-prison pipeline! The Dignity in Schools Campaign with members Education Rights Network and One Pittsburgh are co-hosting the event.  This event is also supported by the Edward W. Hazen Foundation. Visit our Facebook Event page for updates.
 
Please RSVP to our Event Brite invitation if you would like to the event in person. 
 
Dinner will start at 5:00 p.m. and our live-streamed program will begin at 5:45 p.m.
 
Emcees:
  • Reverend John C. Welch
  • Hashim Jabar, West Dayton Youth Task Force and Dignity in Schools Campaign
 
Special Guest Speakers: 
  • Tanya Clay House, U.S. Department of Education
  • Representative Edward C. Gainey, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Dr. Anthony Hamlet,  Superintendent Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • Thena Robinson Mock of the Education Law Center
  • Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson of Duquesne University School of Law. 
     
Dignity in Schools Campaign Member Speakers: 
  • Harold Jordan of the ACLU of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Zakiya Sankara-Jabar of Racial Justice NOW of Dayton, OH
  • Dexter Leggins, Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI), Chicago, IL
  • Daquann Harrison of the The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan


Spoken Word Performance: D-Ama Taylor, Westinghouse Academy High School
 

Date: 
Thu, 10/20/2016 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Public Event: 
Yes, this is a public event
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