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One of the nation’s largest coalitions of education advocates, parents, and activists.

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From Connections to Power to Liberation: Strategic Imperatives Report for CJSF Partners Network

Download the report here: Strategic Imperatives | Communities for Just Schools Fund (cjsfund.org)  

Drew’s Notebook: Las Vegas

Momma graduated from high school 45 years ago, and her class celebrated in Las Vegas last weekend. In 2019, at her 40th reunion in Tallulah, Louisiana – her hometown – some sparks of this idea crackled. After years of planning and coordination, it was now the reality. My parents and niece made it to Las […]

The People Saved Restorative Justice and school-based Mental Health access — Needed Expansion Thwarted by Mayor’s Austerity 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Ortiz Email: andrea@dignityandrights.org Phone: (734) 512-3973 “THE PEOPLE SAVED RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND SCHOOL-BASED MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS – NEEDED EXPANSION THWARTED BY MAYOR’S AUSTERITY” Mayor cuts vital social services and thwarts the expansion of restorative justice in the name of austerity and a budget crisis, yet expands funding for policing JUNE 30, 2023 – […]




Each October, members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC), a national coalition of over 100 organizations, host a series of events, teach-ins, rallies, protests and workshops across the country designed to bring attention to the ongoing and devastating impacts of school policing and zero-tolerance discipline policies.

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As a member you can get involved in our work.

• Participate in our annual National Week of Action on School Pushout and Days at the Capitol,

• Join committees to support local grassroots campaigns and federal policy change,

• Attend our Annual Membership Meetings and Convenings to learn from other members and build collective strategies,

• Participate in webinars to build communication skills, learn about human rights and engage in other opportunities for skill-building

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