The ACLU of Utah has teamed up with the Salt Lake Peer Court, Racially Just Utah, Teen Council, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah and Spyhop, to hold a free community event which will provide a provocative discussion with space for all voices to be heard. All students, parents, and community members, are invited.
Speak Up and Speak Out!
Invest in Education Not Incarceration
October 7, 5:30 - 8:00 pm<
Law & Justice Center
645 South 200 East, Salt Lake City
It may seem like the school-to-prison pipeline is a national issue, but not a problem in Utah. Reality says it is a problem. Our minority, disabled, and LGBTQ youth are disproportionately disciplined in school and pushed out of the educational environment and into the criminal justice system.
Find out how students are being criminalized and subjected to overly harsh punishment. What is the School to Prison Pipeline?
What is the ACLU of Utah doing about the School-to-Prison Pipeline?Find out more.
Do you want to get involved? Learn more about the October 3 - 11, National Week of Action Against School Pushout spearheaded by Dignity in Schools..
Salt Lake Tribune OP-ED: We should educate, not incarcerate, our young people (10/3/14)
The Public Policy Clinic at S.J. Quinney College of Law report “From Fingerpaint to Fingerprints: Utah's School-to-Prison Pipeline”
* From a School to Prison Pipeline presentation prepared by the Public Policy Clinic at S.J. Quinney College of Law in the spring of 2014.