Conversations to Change the Narrative: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Q&A w/ Dr. Adrienne Lawson

Click the link https://soundcloud.com/madeinthewest/the-de-criminalization-of/s-CSZHpdjikiV for the Q&A introduction of the topic! The decriminalization of Black girls in schools looks like, restorative justice practices, creating diversion courts, remaking the educational and juvenile justice system and of course advocacy. To change the narrative from the criminalization to the decriminalization, we need to be in these spaces. I … Continue reading Conversations to Change the Narrative: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Q&A w/ Dr. Adrienne Lawson

Let’s Talk About It! Prison to College Pipeline

There seems to be a problem in the black and Latino community where when a prisoner is released from prison, they end up falling right back into the institution. Instead, these offenders should be successfully sent back into the community; this process is called recidivism. Two professors named Dr. Otis Pickett and Dr. Patrick Alexander … Continue reading Let’s Talk About It! Prison to College Pipeline