School to Prison Pipeline Event | March 11 @ 7pm

Dismantling the New Jim Crow : A Series of Forums

Discussion on the School to Prison Pipeline

Image provided by the Performing Statistics Project

  Friday, March 11, 2016 | 7pm

 Faith Deliverance Christian Center

    1010 E. 26th Street, Norfolk, VA 23504

Join RISE for Youth for an interactive discussion of the school to prison pipeline and juvenile justice reform in Virginia.  The panel for the night will include impacted youth and families, local government leaders, and school officials.  The event will be moderated by Jeree Thomas.

The event will feature the Performing Statistics Project, specifically  work created by youth incarcerated in Richmond’s Juvenile Detention Center. The event will also include performances by Teens with a Purpose.

Host and Sponsors:  Let’s Make a Difference Coalition, the Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc., Virginia Organizing, and Empower Hampton Roads.  For more information contact Yvette Young at yvyoung@ulhr.org or at 757-627-0864.

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