Video: "Children, Not Criminals: Rethinking School Discipline" at the Brooklyn Museum
On Saturday, September 24th, national and local advocates and practitioners came together at the Brooklyn Museum in front of an audience of over 200 people to discuss the school-to-prison pipeline and innovative alternatives to combat this crisis.
The event, "Children, Not Criminals: Rethinking School Discipline" was presented by the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum and moderated by Brooklyn Community Foundation President and CEO Cecilia Clarke. Panelists included Fania Davis, a leading national voice on restorative justice and co-founder and Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY); Monique Morris, co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute and author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools; and Ashley Ellis, Restorative Justice Coordinator, Good Shepherd Services, and her students Richelle Greenidge & Deja Tyson from the School for Democracy and Leadership (part of our Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project).
Video courtesy of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation.