Toolkit on Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Advocacy and Alliance Building

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

Civil Rights Data Collection Webinar Slides

This resource presents 2014-2018 slides from a CRDC webinar about how to access and analyze federal school discipline data for use in advocacy work. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) ... MORE

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 grade weapons from Los Angeles ... MORE

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 for campaigns to reduce suspensions ... MORE

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. There are many links to ... MORE

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Public Schools

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discipline and Policing in Pennsylvania Public Schools

ACLU of Pennsylvania Report offers history of zero tolerance policies, analysis of PA school discipline data and data re: police in schools, and recommendations for reform. ... MORE

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building

This Padres y Jovenes Unidos publication discusses the STPP and its origins, school discipline, and lessons in racial justice from the actual work of Padres & Jovenes Unidos (PJU) and the Advancement Project in Colorado. It includes case studies and strategies for effective organizing and movement building. This document is intended to show the pros and cons of each strategy employed, in hopes that any local organizer can utilize its evidence-based content to progress their individual movements. ... MORE