Dignity In Schools Campaign Video Series!

Join us for a week of videos from the Dignity in Schools Campaign! We’ll be posting one new video every day this week. Dignity in Schools Bay Area 2013 Week of Action Video Series, Part 3: Restorative Justice from Black ...

Join Us Saturday for ‘Tangle’ – A Play About School Discipline!

Join us Saturday, October 5th at the launch of Talk It Out in Long Beach for conversation and a dramatic reading of the short play Tangle, based on real-life stories about school discipline in Long Beach, and performed by community ...

The Action Starts Tomorrow! Join us for a week of action against school pushout!

Dignity in Schools Bay Area 2013 Week of Action Video Series, Part 1: Racial Disparities from Black Organizing Project on Vimeo. This Saturday, September 28th the Dignity in Schools Campaign will be kicking off its 4th annual Week of ...

The New York Times Takes On Social Emotional Learning

Sunday’s New York Times featured an excellent article on social-emotional learning (SEL) in schools. SEL helps garner psychological intelligence and emotional skills that ultimately helps children regulate emotions. The ...

Students and Community Vow to Keep Fighting ‘Willful Defiance’ Suspensions

Students, parents, educators, law enforcement members, judges, civil rights leaders, and community members won’t stop the fight against school suspensions for willful defiance after Assemblyman Roger Dickinson said he will wait to send ...

Join Us at 12! Students Rally in Sacramento for Equality in School Discipline

Saying that it shouldn’t matter where you live or who you are when out-of-school suspensions are handed out, students and parents rallied in Sacramento on Wednesday, August 14, in support of fair school discipline rules. Data shows ...

Free Webinar! Join the DSC to Learn More About Restorative Justice!

Join The Dignity in Schools Campaign for a webinar training: DSC Model Code: Restorative Justice WHAT: Free webinar focused on advocating for and using Restorative Justice practices WHEN: Thursday, July 25, 4:00/1:00PM (Eastern/Pacific ...

You are Invited to a Community Conversation to Fix School Discipline

  Featuring the World Premiere of a New Play:  Willful Cornerstone Theater Company and The California Endowment, in partnership with The Black Parallel School Board, will bring the community, policy makers, and the media together ...

Act NOW to Support Two Critical Bills to Fix School Discipline!

Please send in your letters of support today! The hearings on TWO critical bills to Fix School Discipline are next week! Letters are due tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, by 5 pm for SB 744, which will protect the due process rights of ...

New Bill Restricting Use of “Willful Defiance” Moves Forward

This week, the Assembly Education Committee voted unanimously to move ahead with AB 420, which restricts the use of “willful defiance” in schools. Even though current law sites 23 other reasons for suspension and ...

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