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Adultification Bias: The Erasure of Black Girlhood

A Friends of the Pembroke Center Regional Event in Washington, D.C. In 2017, the Center on Gender Justice & Opportunity at Georgetown Law released the groundbreaking study “Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood.” The study revealed that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, including girls

Practical Alternatives to Traditional School Discipline for Girls of Color: Webinar Recording

“Be intentional and everything that you do.” “Don’t be reactionary…If you know problems are going on, take a proactive measures and put [those measures] into your organization’s systematic approach.” “Be proactive with students through [analyzing your] data. What is your data saying about black girls academically and behaviorally?” “State your expectations: every day, every staff

Today’s Rights Under Title IX

The webinar was led by Bayliss Fiddiman, the Director of Educational Equity and Senior Counsel at the National Women’s Law Center.

Criminalized Survivors: Disrupting the Abuse to Prison Pipeline for Girls

The Center on Gender Justice & Opportunity and Rights4Girls were delighted to co-host a special event that examined the legal system’s criminalization of girls and other young survivors of gender-based violence, as well as legislative efforts to disrupt the pipeline. The discussion was based on our co-authored report, Criminalized Survivors: Today’s Abuse to Prison Pipeline