Community Matters: "Disparity of Discipline for Girls of Color, Part 2"

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Soromundi Room, 135 Broad Street, Hartford, CT
Community Matters: "Disparity of Discipline for Girls of Color, Part 2"

As part of our ongoing commitment of empowering women and eliminating racism, we encourage you to attend the next event in our Community Matters series, "Disparity of Discipline for Girls of Color, Part 2."

The event will be moderated by Rachel Gary, Program Manager at The Discovery Center, who will lead panelists through a discussion of school push-out and the narrative surrounding status offenses and structural discrimination for young women of color, leading to a discussion about next steps towards solutions.

Panelists include:
Subira Gordon, Executive Director of the Commission on Equity and Opportunity;
Mario Flores, Director of School Climate and Culture at Hartford Public Schools;
Leon Smith, Esq., Director of The Racial Justice Project at the Center for Children's Advocacy;
Cheryl Sharp, Esq., Deputy Director of The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

*Light refreshments and free parking.

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