Day 4: Digital Self-Defense and More Week of Action Events

Our week of action continues today with another national virtual event and events in 6 cities, and we are highlighting our national demand: Eliminate policies and practices contributing to surveillance, militarization and criminalization of in-person and remote school environments 

Join us at 5:30 est/4:30 cst/3:30 mst/2:30pst for a teach in on Digital Self-defense with Marika Pfefferkorn. Register here.  

You can join us on social media to share how your local event is going, to see info on other member events, and to add to the conversation as you attend the teach in by using the hashtags: #DSCWoA2020 #CounselorsNotCops #EquityforYouthNow.

In Madison, WI Freedom Inc’s Freedom Youth Squad is hosting an event on Facebook Live called Know Your Rights – Know Your Reality ( at 5:00-6:00pm CT that will feature political education for youth on staying safe when dealing with the police, co-hosted by Advancement. They will also be doing a Knowledge Drop from the Freedom Youth Squad everyday at noon cst. Hear from the Freedom Youth Squad about what investing in the leadership, creativity and wellness of youth of color means to them.

Girls for Gender Equity in Brooklyn, NY is having a political education session called 12 Reasons Why: Police-Free Schools Now! At 5:00-6:00pm ET you can join Girls for Gender Equity for a community member political education session around their framework for Police-Free Schools in New York City. Register here

There will be two safe in-person events today. Pa’lante Restorative Justice is having Virtual Teach In on Restorative Justice & Counselors Not Cops and One Pennsylvania- Education Rights Network in Pittsburg, PA is having a caravan demanding divestment from over-policing and investment in services and supports.