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Young Women of Color Discuss Criminalization of Black Girls with Georgetown Law’s Kristin Henning

by | Nov 15, 2021 | Initiative

The Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity’s Youth Advisors led a rich discussion with Georgetown Law Professor Kristin Henning about her powerful new book, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes...

‘Reclaiming Girlhood’: Hattiesburg teen opens doors with win at national spoken-word event

by | Oct 11, 2021 | Adultification Bias

Now a junior, Green said she wrote “Reclaiming Girlhood” to draw attention to the “adultification” of Black girls — the treatment of young girls as if they are older. The piece...

In R. Kelly verdict, Black women see long-overdue justice

by | Oct 11, 2021 | Restorative Justice Practices

For years, decades even, allegations swirled that R&B superstar R. Kelly was abusing young women and girls, with seeming impunity. They were mostly young Black women. And Black girls. And that,...

School Police Reform: A Public Health Imperative

by | Aug 10, 2021 | Schools & Pushout

Article by Thalia González published in the SMU Law Review Forum.

Race, School Policing, and Public Health

by | Jun 16, 2021 | Schools & Pushout

Report by Thalia González published in Stanford Law Review

Segment aired on WPFW FM (DC) on the adultification of Black girls, May 2021

by | May 11, 2021 | Adultification Bias

Segment aired on WPFW FM (DC) on the adultification of Black girls, May 2021

Research Report Release!

by | May 11, 2021 | Restorative Justice Practices

Research Report Release! “Building Foundations of Health and Wellbeing in School: A Study of Restorative Practices and Girls of Color” by Thalia González and Rebecca Epstein. Read more here.

New Journal Publication: The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law

by | Apr 08, 2021 | Restorative Justice Practices

“The State of Restorative Justice in American Criminal Law,” recently published by Senior Scholar Thalia González, analyzes restorative justice infrastructure across the country.  This article, published in the Wisconsin Law Review,...

Case Study: Restorative Empowerment for Youth Pilot Training Program for Girls of Color

by | Apr 08, 2021 | Restorative Justice Practices

The Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity has partnered with Restorative Empowerment for Youth (REY) to offer and evaluate a pilot online restorative justice...