PUSHOUT: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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Name: PUSHOUT: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM MDT
Kujichagulia (koo-jee-chah-GOO-lee-ah) — “Self-Determination”
Event Description:
The Sojourner Group in partnership with the Salt Lake County Mayors Office of Diversity Affairs is hosting a screening and panel discussion — PUSHOUT: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. A film by Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. and Women in the Room Productions that encourages a robust conversation about how to reduce the criminalization of Black girls in our nations’ learning environments.

The organizers have informed us that this is a sensitive screening and open to all age groups, as Black girls as young as 5, 7, and 8 year old are being taken out of schools in handcuffs.
Salt Lake County Government Center
2001 South State Street, North Bldg
Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-4517
Date/Time Information:
Refreshments: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Screening 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Carol Matthews-Shifflett
FREE Admissions
DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED - The Sojourner Group, a 501c3
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