Day 8: National Event in Las Vegas to #EducateStudentsStopArrests

Today is our Week of Action National Event in Las Vegas!  Our member HEROES will host our ‘ESSA Action! A National Conversation on How We Educate Students and Stop Arrests. DSC members from 8 states will be in Las Vegas for a panel discussion and resource fair from 12:00pm-4:00pm at the Dolittle Community Center. Watch our Live Stream of the panel on Facebook starting at 12:45pm pt/1:45pm mt/2:45pm ct/3:45pm et.

Local Events on October 26th

Chicago, IL – Woman of God’s Design (WOGD) will host a parent bootcamp covering ESSA updates, Restorative Justice & School Discipline, and Culturally Relevant Curriculum. For more information contact

Los Angeles, CA – Public Counsel will share data about criminalization and school push-out in Inland Valley Schools. FMI –

Minneapolis, MN – BRIDGE and Voices for Racial Justice are hosting Until We Are All Free: A Bridge Prison Justice Celebration at 5pm at the American Indian Center, 1530 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN. For more information visit

New Orleans, LA – Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) will host a youth led teach-in bringing awareness to issues about safety in their schools from 2:00-4:00pm at 2207 Louisiana Ave, New Orleans. For more information call 504.462.4201. Community Education Project of New Orleans (CEPNO) is also holding a Push for Accountability Townhall at 2903 Jefferson Ave, New Orleans. For more information email

Portland, OR – Portland Parent Union and Parents Across America will host a Social Justice Art Gathering and Counselors Not Cops Trust Circle from 3:00-7:00pm at 1030 SW Jefferson St., Portland. The Sip and Paint Party will provide canvas, aprons, gloves, the art, and all paint supplies. They will also hold a “Trust Building Circle” as a continuation of their Counselors Not Cop work over the past three years. For more information contact, 503-880-9145 or visit

Richmond, VA – Virginia Council on LGBTQ+ will host an event for youth and parents from 12:00pm-3:30pm at Diversity Richmond 1407 Sherwood on discrimination and bullying in schools, disproportionate disciplinary actions, suspension and expulsion, and school policing. Visit their event page for more information at

Winona, MS – Action Communication and Education Reform (ACER) will hold a teach-in from 10am-12pm at 213 Justy Street in Winona for parents, students and community members on hiring more counselors and adopting constructive disciplinary policies that benefit students, classrooms and communities. For more information contact

Social Media for #DSCWoA National Event

On social media we will use #DSCWoA2019 #EducateStudentsStopArrests #DSCNationalEvent to highlight our National Conversation on How we Educate Students and Stop Arrests!

  • #LasVegas is saying #EducateStudentsStopArrests today, tomorrow and forever! Raise your voice using #DSCWoA2019 to let them know you’re with them! Watch our LiveStream on Facebook from 12-4pm pacific