Help End School Pushout, Support us on Giving Tuesday!

One week from today, the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) will participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving where we will ask for your support to continue our work with youth and parent members in the movement to End the School to Prison Pipeline.

UPDATE: Video of South Carolina Student Assault Shows that Police Officers Should Not Be in Schools: OFFICER TERMINATED

On October 26, a video of a young black student being assaulted by School Resource Officer (SRO) Ben Fields in Columbia, South Carolina was posted online, showing us once again why SROs, municipal police, probation officers and other law enforcement personnel should not handle student safety or school discipline issues in and around schools. The young woman was hurled to the ground and dragged violently by the officer, risking serious injury or worse, and threatening the safety of the entire classroom.

Day 9: Week of Action Wraps Up Today

On the last day of the Week of Action, check out our DSC Tumblr page with photos from events around the country that took place during the week! Actions wrap up with street art, a 5K run and more as communities continue to call for #ParentPower and #YouthPower to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.

Week of Action Day 8: Parent and Youth Power to #EndSchoolPushout

Week of Action events continue as communities show #ParentPower and #YouthPower to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline! Today we uplift the voices of those most impacted and those mobilizing for grassroots change across the country.