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The Gault Center – Closing the School to Prison Pipeline

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A book cover featuring a dark silhouette of a child with a backpack. Text reads 2022 Racial Justice Training Series. Book Title is The Rage of Innocence. Logos for The Gault Center and Juvenile Justice Initiative are featured on the right side of the image.

In this session of the 2022 Racial Justice Training Series Prof. Kristin Henning and Ebony Howard, Deputy Director of The Gault Center, will be joined by Harold Jordan, Nationwide Education Equity Coordinator at the ACLU of Pennsylvania; our own Reyna Rollolazo, Community Engagement and Anti-Racism Director at TeamChild; and Amir Whitaker, Senior Policy Counsel at ACLU of Southern California and Founder and Director of Project KnuckleHead.

Please join to:

  • Learn about the intersections of race, disabilities, and school discipline
  • Review the historic evolution of police in schools
  • Discuss disparate school discipline and school-based arrests in your jurisdiction
  • Consider how we can use data, research, and history in our case advocacy and systemic reform

This session will be built around Chapter 6, Cops in School, of Prof. Henning’s book, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth.

This session will be held from 12 – 2 (3-5pm Eastern) on Wednesday, August 31. Registration is free and will remain open until 8am Eastern on Aug. 31.

Register HERE.

CALL US TeamChild staff are working remotely and can be reached by e-mail and phone.