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Speaker Series Sequel - School to Child Welfare/Prison Pipeline

  • Eugene Lang Building, 5th Floor 65 West 11th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

The school-to-prison pipeline is the disproportionate tendency of children of color to become incarcerated or placed in foster care because of harsh educational, discipline, and policing policies and practices.

Join us for a discussion on the impacts and uneven application of school disturbance laws, zero tolerance policies, and school reporting of absences (educational neglect). We will also discuss alternatives based in restorative practices that have the potential to deepen children's engagement with their education rather than disrupting it.

Moderator: Caroline Preston, Senior Editor, The Hechinger Report


  • Pamela Price-Haynes, principal, Don Pedro Albizu Campos School
  • Gloria Alfinez, parent advocate
  • Roy Waterman, Criminal Justice Project Manager, Jewish Council for Public Affairs

Please contact Kamille Vargas ( should you require reasonable accommodations for the event

This event is made possible by the DeCamp Foundation