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From April 22-24 Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) members from across the country convened in Los Angeles for our sixth Annual Membership Meeting to strategize on upcoming campaign initiatives,...
Students and Parents from Across Country Join Action Demanding De-Militarization of Los Angeles Schools
Los Angeles- In late February, the Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) informed the Strategy Center’s Fight for the Soul of the Cities campaign that they had returned all military grade...
From March 21-23rd and April 6-8th, Janel George of our federal partner organization NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. (LDF), participated in the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee sessions...
12-Year-Old Body Slammed by School Resource Officer Shows Continuing Criminalization of Youth of Color
This week a video surfaced showing Joshua Kehm, a school resource officer, body slam and handcuff a 12-year-old student at Rhodes Middle School in San Antonio, Texas. This video displays the violent...
U.S. Department of Education Releases School Climate Surveys for States, Local Districts and Schools to Collect Data
Today, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released new school climate surveys and a guide to help make school climate improvements. These new resources can be used by states, local school...
Today, the Equity Project at Indiana University released a new report entitled, Documenting Disparities for LGBT Students, urging for data collection for students who identify as lesbian, gay,...