The Action Starts Tomorrow! Join us for a week of action against school pushout!
This Saturday, September 28th the Dignity in Schools Campaign will be kicking off its 4th
annual Week of Action Against School Pushout, shaping up to be our largest in history by far! New events are being added every day from over 60 organizations in 42 cities and 24 states.
Visit our Week of Action page throughout the week for updates and to access videos, fliers, media resources and more.
What You Can Do Right Now to Promote the Week of Action:
- Sign Up for Thunderclap to automatically send out a Tweet or Facebook post in support of our Federal Action Alert on ESEA. Sign up before Monday at 12pm est!
- Sign up here to change your Facebook and Twitter profile photos to show your support.
- Follow on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram if you haven’t already!
- Watch and share our new 7 min video Push Back Against School Pushout at your local events or on your website and social media pages!
How You Can Participate During the Week of Action!
- Share the link to our federal Action Alert with your networks and encourage them to participate in calling on our federal policy-makers to take action to end school pushout.
- Participate in our daily themes on social media. Each day will promote a different theme related to school pushout. You can use this calendar to find messages to tweet and post, or you can share anything related to your local work (local stats, quotes from students, local actions you’d like support for, etc.).
Week of Action in California
GSA Network of CA
Thursday, October 3 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Zimmerman Boys and Girls Club
540 N. Augusta St.
Rally and Youth Speak Out to draw attention to the experiences of Fresno youth USD and demand restorative justice, in alliance with Black Student Union clubs, Californians for Justice clubs, Youth Leadership Institiute, Buidling Healthy Communities and Friday Night Live clubs
Long Beach, CA
Youth Committee of Building Healthy Communities
Saturday, October 5 at 1:00pm
The Art Theater of Long Beach
2025 E 4th St., Long Beach, CA
Talk it Out: A Community Conversation to Fix School Discipline performance and discussion
Los Angeles, CA
DSC-Los Angeles Chapter Members
Thursday, October 3 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
FREE L.A. High School and Augustus Hawkins High School
1137 E. Redondo Blvd., Inglewood, CA and 825 W. 60th St., Los Angeles, CA
A site tour of both schools to Community Action in South Los Angeles to showcase the unique models they have instituted to limit the role of law enforcement on campuses