This event will bring together concerned community members, policy makers and advocates to learn more about how to make our schools more equitable, particularly through the mechanisms of school discipline and the juvenile justice system.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event begins at 7:00 p.m.
Film/Screening: Segregated City, a short episode from The New York Times
Data: Presentation of Changing the Odds report on addressing inequality in Atlanta, by Rubye Sullivan, Senior Associate for Education Achievement, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
A panel of experts on schools and justice for children:
- Michael Waller, Georgia Appleseed Interim Executive Director, Moderator
- A Fulton County Juvenile Court Judge
- Jason Esteves, Board Chair, Atlanta Public Schools
- Maribel Bell, Director Office of Student Discipline, Fulton County Schools
This event is FREE and open to the public, but ticket reservations are required.
If you are able, please make a donation of $25 (or any other amount) to support Georgia Appleseed’s work. However, this event is accessible to everyone, and there is no fee to attend.