Resources

Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

This case study lays out the implementation of Restorative Justice practices from 2014-2017 at Robeson High School in Chicago, IL. During the tenure of the…

The School Girls Deserve Report

The School Girls Deserve Report

The School Girls Deserve Report is the result of a participatory action research project (PAR) that was done in collaboration with girls, transgender and gender…

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

How Can You Love The Kids But Hate The Parents? 

On the 10th anniversary of LAUSD’s adoption of SWPBIS, CADRE parents are back with their analysis, their perspective, and their side of the story. This…

Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Culturally Responsive Schools Toolkit
National Week of Action Media Organizing Toolkits: 2015-2017

National Week of Action Media Organizing Toolkits: 2015-2017

The three packets for each year (2015-2017) include tips for using social media, how to generate media coverage, and sample press releases/call scripts to be…

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Racism, School Closures, and Public School Sabatoge

Death by a Thousand Cuts: Racism, School Closures, and Public School Sabatoge

In an effort to document the harm inflicted upon communities of color by corporate education interventions, the Journey for Justice Alliance conducted Grassroots Voice Listening…

The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

The Labor Community Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

This May 2016 Huffington Post Blog from Eric Mann, Director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center, details the Strategy Center's “ferocious uphill organizing” that removed military…

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

Addressing the Out-of-School Suspension Crisis: A Policy Guide for School Board Members

This report from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign is a good resource for groups wanting to engage their school boards. The report offers strategies…

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

Ending the School to Prison Pipeline

This eight-page document from the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign provides statistics and graphics framing the school-to-prison pipeline issue and offers talking points for advocacy.…

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

Proposed Memorandum of Understanding for Districts and Police Departments

This resource compiled by the Advancement Prodject provides sample guidelines and policies for agreements or "Memorandum of Understanding" between police departments and school districts, to…