Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline Through Trauma Informed Approaches: A Community Forum

UDC David A Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, D.C. 20008

The “school to prison pipeline” describes a widespread pattern of children being pushed out of school and into the criminal justice system.

Featuring diverse perspectives from legislators, educators, advocates, and persons with lived experience, including remarks from At-Large Councilman David Grosso and Wheatley Education Campus Assistant Principal Dwight Davis on the challenge of poverty and trauma for students in DC; Dr. Keyona Thomas-Kelly from the DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services; youth poet ambassadors from the Free Minds Book Club; and Tammy Seltzer and Taylar Nuevelle from the DC Jail and Prison Advocacy Project on trauma informed approaches to support incarcerated adults.

Join us to learn about efforts now under way in the District of Columbia to dismantle the school to prison pipeline by using trauma-informed and resilience-building approaches, and discover what you can do to get involved!

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