Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
Armed adults don’t make kids safer. They put them at greater risk.
For the mothers of the 54,000 children incarcerated in this country — the most of any in the world — Mother’s Day rings in an acute pain.
An IPS and Indie Lens Pop-Up Film and community conversation about alternative education and self care for teachers working with at risk youth.
We need to get cops out of schools and invest in an accountable public education system, IPS’ Karen Dolan told the Real News Network.
Our legal system has failed to protect young girls’ right to self defense.
One mother’s fight to shut down a private juvenile corrections facility in Louisiana known for its brutality and big profits.
Emmett Till’s mother brought awareness to America’s failed, racist justice system over 60 years ago. Today, mothers are still at the forefront of the fight for justice for their children and all children.
An emerging grassroots, family-based movement, sustained by the love of mothers across the nation, reminds us that mothers are leaders as well as nurturers, teachers as well as advocates.
A movement of family members is developing around the country that aims to challenge both the conditions in which their loved ones are held and the fact of mass incarceration itself.
More than 5 million children have a parent in jail. A country that allows such massive infliction of trauma on its children is a country whose entire future is in question.
Black girls are the fastest-growing segment of the juvenile justice system — a trend worsened by the presence of cops in classrooms.
There’s only one way to make sure no more young girls are body-slammed by uniformed officers.
The Buckeye State has reformed its juvenile justice system because it understands that “children have to be treated like children.”
Every young black kid gets “the talk” about racial profiling.