Are Our Children Being Pushed into Prison?
Check out this stunning infographic by Community Coalition:
Did you know that 40% of all children expelled from U.S. schools are black? Are you aware of the fact that 68% of all males in prison do not have a high school diploma?
We need to stop this prison pipeline today.
The Huffington Post (October 2011), AlterNet.org (March 2012), The Sentencing Project, Education Week (March 2012), U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, The Washington Post (March 2012), Child Trends DataBank.org, San Francisco Chronicle (Sept. 3, 2009), Family Court Review (April 2010), Bureau of Justice Statistics (2003), 2010 U.S. Census.