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Friday, November 8 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Players in the School-to-Prison Pipeline Structure: Untangling the Complex Web of Inequities

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This session will introduce participants to the Iceberg Model, a systems thinking approach used to examine the interconnected parts of systems and begin a discussion on how to untangle the complex systems and players that produce and perpetuate the school-to-prison pipeline in each of our communities. The session includes an example of a systems change initiative that addresses racial inequities in school suspensions and expulsions.


Kimberly Jones Merchant

Director of the Racial Justice Institute, Shriver Center on Poverty Law
Kimberly Jones Merchant is the director of the Racial Justice Institute (RJI) and Network at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, where she leads and provides strategic oversight for the annual institute as well as its expanding alumni advocacy network. RJI is a national leadership... Read More →

Friday November 8, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm EST
Mackinac Ballroom West 5th Floor