Public is invited to
programmed event featuring witnesses as to the injury and disproportionate
impact on students of color and students with disabilities caused by current
suspension and expulsion practices in public and public charter schools in DC,
and the availability of effective alternatives. The event is sponsored by the Racial Justice Initiative of TimeBanks USA.
Suspensions Don’t Work!
Let’s Use What Does.
· What do parents and students, educators,
experts, activists and government decision makers have to say about school
discipline in DC?
· How do suspensions and expulsions
disproportionately affect students of color and students with disabilities?
· What strategies can turn things around?
conversation to improve our schools!
Featured Participants Include:
Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman for
the District of Columbia
Wade Henderson, President & CEO of
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Steven Teske, Chief Judge, Juvenile Court of Clayton County, GA
Wednesday July 25, 2012
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Networking and refreshments from 6:00 to 6:30.
(202) 686-5200, ext 104 (Nick Clark)
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
Connecticut Ave. NW Rom 214
Windom Place NW
& Yuma St. NW)