Join us Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 8 AM - 4 PM for a day of restorative dialogue focused on topics central to the education and critical mentorship of Youth of Color.  This year’s summit will amplify and highlight the voices, experiences, and leadership of Black Girls, as they cultivate Black Joy, highlight anti-racist pedagogies, and guide us to re(imagine) schools as spaces where they and their BIPOC peers thrive!
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Saturday, May 22 • 12:00pm - 1:45pm
PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Film Viewing

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Grab your lunch and join us for a viewing of the powerful feature length film PUSHOUT.  Confronting the criminalization and miseducation of African American girls that has led to their alarming high school dropout and increase into the juvenile justice system, this film takes a deep dive into the lives of Black girls and the practices, cultural beliefs and policies that disrupts one of the most important factors in girls lives - education.  Inspired by a book of the same name.  the film will be followed by a discussion with the film's creator, Dr. Monique Morris, Dr. Venus Evans Winters, scholar activist also featured in the film, as well as our very own Code Switch youth leaders who will help curate this important discussion with our guest.

You can access the Zoom meeting room using the following Meeting ID: 850 4719 3794.

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Youth Justice Fellows

Youth Leaders, Code Switch: Restorative Justice for Girls of Color
Code Switch youth understand the power of social action!  Working along-side local educators and activists,  girls expand their knowledge of the history of social movements, learn how to build youth action movements, and draw on these experiences to lead youth-inspired advocacy... Read More →

Saturday May 22, 2021 12:00pm - 1:45pm PDT