How Can You Love the Kids but Hate the Parents? Confronting anti-Blackness in school discipline and ending the school-to-prison pipeline through parent solidarity

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Oct20
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
2020-10-20 12:00:00 2020-10-20 13:15:00 How Can You Love the Kids but Hate the Parents? Confronting anti-Blackness in school discipline and ending the school-to-prison pipeline through parent solidarity

Zoom: https://occidental.zoom.us/j/98678829642

Passcode:104652

ID# 986 7882 9642

Maisie Chin is founding Executive Director and Co-Founder of CADRE, an independent, grassroots parent membership organization in South Los Angeles working to ensure that all youth are rightfully educated regardless of where they live. A native Californian and first child of Chinese immigrants, Maisie has supported CADRE parent leaders in fighting to end the pushout of low-income families of color from public schools and into the school-to-prison pipeline through community organizing and policy advocacy. Maisie has co-led efforts that have successfully changed school discipline policy, reduced student suspensions, decriminalized schools, and redefined parent participation in educational justice.

Ruth Cusick is the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney of Public Counsel's Statewide Education Rights Project, a movement lawyering team working to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline and fight for racial justice in schools through direct legal services, legal support of community-led campaigns, and legislative reform work. She has over 10 years of experience representing students with significant histories of trauma and mental health services needs who were criminalized and pushed out of school and has also supported parent community leaders at CADRE in monitoring school climate transformation.

Online Zoom Event
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Online Zoom Event
Event Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Zoom: https://occidental.zoom.us/j/98678829642

Passcode:104652

ID# 986 7882 9642

Maisie Chin is founding Executive Director and Co-Founder of CADRE, an independent, grassroots parent membership organization in South Los Angeles working to ensure that all youth are rightfully educated regardless of where they live. A native Californian and first child of Chinese immigrants, Maisie has supported CADRE parent leaders in fighting to end the pushout of low-income families of color from public schools and into the school-to-prison pipeline through community organizing and policy advocacy. Maisie has co-led efforts that have successfully changed school discipline policy, reduced student suspensions, decriminalized schools, and redefined parent participation in educational justice.

Ruth Cusick is the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney of Public Counsel's Statewide Education Rights Project, a movement lawyering team working to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline and fight for racial justice in schools through direct legal services, legal support of community-led campaigns, and legislative reform work. She has over 10 years of experience representing students with significant histories of trauma and mental health services needs who were criminalized and pushed out of school and has also supported parent community leaders at CADRE in monitoring school climate transformation.

Maisie