Juvenile Justice: How School Disciplinary Policies Push Kids into the Criminal Justice System

Learn from experts about how schools’ zero-tolerance policies and harsh disciplinary practices push low-income students and students of color out of the classroom and into the criminal justice system. Hear from advocates about their legislative campaigns to ban the use of solitary confinement for minors, and explore local models of success with organizations working to disrupt the “school-to-prison pipeline” in their local communities. Discuss how you can get your local community involved in reform efforts.

Criminal Justice Reform Breakout

Sunday February 26, 12:15 p.m.