Eliminating the Pipeline; Transforming Juvenile Justice & School Discipline - February 22, 2018 Tukwila, WA
40% of students expelled from U.S. schools each year are Black.
70% of students involved in “in school” arrests or referred to law enforcement are Black or Latino.
95% of out-of-school suspensions are for nonviolent misbehavior Nationwide- like being disruptive, acting disrespectfully, tardiness, profanity, and dress code violations.
Why have our children become referrals, serial numbers, bodies forced into a system? We've lost complete sight of innocent until proven guilty, especially when it comes to our children.
The Equity in Education Coalition hosts the last and final installment in the Eliminating the Pipeline professional development series. Discussion how courts ignite the change in discipline reform. Panelists include Judge Sinclair, Prosecuting Attorney Samaneh Alizadeh, Willard Jimerson of United Better Thinking, Richard Devenport of TeamChild and active parent Maria Marshall
Tukwila Municipal Court
6200 Southcenter Blvd
Tukwila, WA 98188