Report-Back from our Restorative Justice Training

The Youth Organizing Institute, Education Justice Alliance, and NC HEAT organized a Restorative Justice training at Campbell University School of Law this past weekend.  Community members from across the Triangle and beyond joined to learn and practice the restorative justice process.  Participants included parents, students, and teachers, as well as key Wake county administrators. Christine Kushner, Chairman, […]

YOI Trip down South

On Thursday, January 16th, YOI staff members and organizers from NC HEAT and the Education Justice Alliance piled into the Youth Organizing Institute’s vehicle and headed down South to Miami. Delegates arrived at a rally for public education led by Miami teachers Friday afternoon, met with youth from Power U on Saturday, and connected with the Dream Defenders […]

We’re Headed South!

Our youth are gearing up for an exciting trip south to Miami over MLK weekend to meet with youth and elders from two other amazing organizations – Dream Defenders and Power U. These organizations are doing great work with immigrant youth and youth of color and against the school-to-prison-pipeline. We’re hoping this trip will enhance our […]