National Week of Action Against #SchoolPushOut | Oct. 3-11

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Everyday Black, Latino and Native American students are targeted with pepper stray, search police dogs, restraints and unfair disciplinary action in our schools. The Week of Action is a national campaign event to address everyday injustices in our schools like police brutality and school push out. This will be the 6th anniversary for the campaign where all around the country community led demonstrations are held to fight systematic oppression from the classroom to the courtroom. Join us in the fight for education Justice!

OCTOBER 3-11 is Dignity in Schools Campaign’s National Week of Action Against #SchoolPushOut. Join the Youth Organizing Institute, NC HEAT, El Pueblo, Inc., Education Justice Alliance, and community groups across the nation who are calling for an end to the criminalization and school push out of youth of color, LGBTQ youth, and youth with disabilities. Learn more:http://www.dignityinschools.org/

NORTH CAROLINA’S WEEK OF ACTION CALENDAR:

OCT. 3–Community Forum | 9:30am-12:30pm | Enloe High School, Raleigh

Community lead discussions with Wake County Public Schools Administer to dismantle the school to prison pipeline (STPP).
https://www.facebook.com/events/472624956249091/

OCT. 6–Press Conference and Speak Out | 4:30pm | Wake County Public Schools System Building, Cary

We will discuss the status of the STPP in wake from the prospective of students and parents impacted be push out and on campus police violence.
https://www.facebook.com/events/488422518005606/

OCT. 10–Know Your Rights Training | 9:30am-2pm | El Pueblo Office, Raleigh

Education Justice Alliance will be hosting a know your rights training for students and parents.

OCT. 10–4th Annual March to End the School-to-Prison-Pipeline | 2:30pm-5pm | Start: Washington GT Elem., Raleigh End: Central Prison, Raleigh
https://www.facebook.com/events/396116533932356/

Education not prison cultivation!

Questions? Get in contact with Tavon (tavonbridges7@gmail.com, (919) 239-0986) or Beatrice (beatrice.galdamez@gmail.com, (919) 323-0816). Or you can visit our website: empoweryouthnc.org