Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Bringing Restorative Justice to Our Schools
When: July 16th, 2012 9:30 AM-4:00 PM through July 18th, 2012 9:30AM-4:00 PM
Where: 325 Park Avenue, St. Bart's Church, New York, NY
What: The Teachers Unite Leadership Institute is a three day training about the roots of restorative justice and how to develop a plan to implement restorative justice in schools. Institute participants will review community-building techniques, study and practice the fairness committee model, and learn planning strategies and advocacy opportunities for institutionalizing restorative justice in schools.
Day 1: Movement building: the relationship between restorative justice, collective organizing and community accountability
Day 2: Fairness Committees: What school-based restorative practice can look like
Day 3: Putting theory into practice: Planning and advocacy strategies to break the school-to-prison pipeline at your school
Registration will start the week of June 4th at TeachersUnite.net. Registration is $300 per participant (and $250 for TU members).