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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

Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones

by | Mar 03, 2021 | Schools & Pushout

Did you miss our webinar on Black Herstory Month with Michelle Love-Day and Cierra Kaler-Jones? Check out the recording of this informative, inspiring content in our webinar archives.

Lesson of the Day: ‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

by | Oct 09, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Lesson Overview Featured Article: “‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’” by Erica L. Green, Mark Walker and Eliza Shapiro For years, education reform has looked at discipline disparities between...

‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

by | Oct 01, 2020 | Adultification Bias

Black girls are viewed by educators as more suspicious, mature, provocative and aggressive than their white peers, said Rebecca Epstein, the executive director of the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and...

NYC Pushes Toward Goal of Zero Girls in Detention With New Program.

by | Aug 21, 2020 | Adultification Bias

“There’s a hostility that’s often there. If you are deferential and submissive you get a little better treatment,” said Chapman. “But anytime you question or you demand or you challenge you...

Plight of Black girls in Wake County schools focus of town hall.

by | Aug 21, 2020 | Adultification Bias

RALEIGH (WTVD) — The plight of Black girls in Wake County schools was in full focus, Thursday night, at a virtual town hall organized by the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute of...

“There are a lot of feelings that are going on. This isn’t something new; it’s America.”

by | Aug 05, 2020 | Schools & Pushout

This statement, by one of our Black Youth Advisors, was her reflection on the police killing of George Floyd and the history and culture of white oppression and violence against Black...

Society Has Trained Black and Latinx Girls to Only See Their Worth Through Their Bodies

by | Jul 21, 2020 | Adultification Bias

A 2017 study, co-authored by Jamilia Blake, a professor from Texas A&M University, and Rebecca Epstein of the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University Law Center, found that Black...

More than Reduced Police Presence: Schools Must Commit to Implementing Restorative Justice.

by | Jul 17, 2020 | Restorative Justice Practices

In this historic moment, cities across the nation are recognizing the damage caused by police presence in schools. From disproportionate action in response to small offenses, to police involvement in tantrums...