Come out for a discussion about this disturbing trend where underprivileged and underserved students are being funneled out of the school system and into the juvenile justice system. Learn how this is impacting the school experience of urban students everywhere, and how becoming knowledge is the first step to combating this grave injustice. Hear a renowned defense lawyer speak on the cases he has litigated on this issue. In addition, get more information about Teach For America, its mission, and the people who are working everyday to ensure that students everywhere get a chance to receive an excellent education.
Want to learn more? Check out what the ACLU is doing to ensure that students are educated, and not incarcerated [Link]
The School to Prison Pipeline Teach for America Information Session
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Career Planning Center, 7pm.