Fund Public Schools Not Prisons National Event in Washington DC

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As part of our 6th Annual National Week of Action Against School Pushout, the Dignity in Schools Campaign and the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans are hosting a panel co-sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund Inc.,and the National Women’s Law Center.
 
Fund Public Schools Not Prisons
October 6, 2015
12 p.m.- 2 p.m. 
 
Location: Human Rights Campaign Offices
1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

You can watch the event via recorded live streamed event here.

 

Speakers at the event include:
 
  • Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT)
     
  • Khalilah M. Harris, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
     
  • Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, parent with Racial Justice NOW! in Ohio and Coordinating Committee Member, Dignity in Schools Campaign
     
  • Miaija Jawara, youth leader, Urban Youth Collaborative and Dignity in Schools Campaign-New York
     
  • Latrell Stone, youth leader, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice in New York and Member of Dignity in Schools Campaign-New York
     
  • Essence Blakemore, youth leader, Minnesota Youth Council  
     
  • Jay Brown, Director of Research and Public Education, Human Rights Campaign Foundation
     
  • Monica Speight, Education Policy Advocate, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
     
  • Lara Kaufmann, Senior Counsel and Director of Education Policy for At-Risk Youth, National Women's Law Center
     
For more information contact: Nancy Treviño, nancy@dignityinschools.org 
  
Date: 
Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Public Event: 
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