Get Cops Out of Our Schools Winter Fund Drive

FROM SPRING VALLEY TO WAKE COUNTY, FROM CHARLOTTE TO CHAPEL HILL, SRO’s HAVE GOT TO GO! Cops are out of control in our neighborhoods and in our classrooms. Young people everyday face schools that are becoming more and more prison-like; from metal detectors to armed guards, searches and out of school suspensions, young people are […]

Save the date! 3rd Annual Ella Baker Gala

Our Annual Ella Baker Gala is an opportunity to celebrate youth organizers, adult allies, and everyone in our community that makes youth organizing possible. Keep an eye out for our Facebook event page and end of year fundraising appeal. Your contribution of a solidarity message or advertisement in our Solidarity Ad Display will help to […]

Upcoming events!

LGBTQ Teen Focus Group Wednesday, November 3 | 3:30pm-6:30pm. Free pizza. The LGBTQ Center of Durham is looking for Durham teens (high school aged) willing to answer some of their questions and chill with some pizza. So come out and let yourself be heard, socialize and make new friends + FREE PIZZA! And if you […]

We demand justice

Dear movement family, Yesterday a video of a young Black student in South Carolina went viral. She was assaulted by a school resource officer (cop) in the classroom for refusing to leave. Many of us watched the short footage taken by her classmates with heartwrenching pain. We know that this is the reality for young […]

Ms. Tully: Make our School LGBTQ+ Inclusive

On September 26, Queer-Straight Alliance leaders at E. Chapel Hill High were targeted with homophobic vandalism. The administration has yet to take action to address the incident. Please see the students’ call to action below and click through to sign the petition. Ms. Tully: Make our School LGBTQ+ Inclusive To: The administration at East Chapel […]

Stop HB 318! Alto HB318!

North Carolina Youth and Students Say NO to HB318 What’s HB318? On September 30, HB318 was set to the Governor’s desk for approval. The bill passed by the General Assembly is one of the worst anti-immigrant bills NC has seen in awhile. HB318 will leave people without the ability to identify oneself to government officials […]

Oct. 6 Press Conference and Community Speak Out

NC Coalition for Education was joined by YOI, NC HEAT, Education Justice Alliance, Dignity in Schools Campaign, NC Fair Share, El Pueblo, Inc., Concerned Citizens for African American Children, and Legal Aid-Advocates for Children Services for our press conference and speak out at the school board. Check out our press release and photos below: STUDENTS […]