Further your understanding of the issues facing Black girls, such as common disciplinary actions and the school-to-prison pipeline, by using these additional tools and resources.
The Advancement Project is a multigenerational civil rights group that develops tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and impact policy change.
Dignity in Schools challenges the systemic problem of pushout in schools by fighting racism, empowering students, their parents and educators by providing them tools that supports positive behavior and reduce suspensions and expulsions.
Schools 4 Girls of Color is a secure platform for school system leaders and educators to learn from experts across the country about trauma-informed approaches for girls of color and engage in peer-to-peer learning.
Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) promotes the physical, psychological, social and economic well-being of girls, women and ultimately the entire community.
The National Black Women’s Justice Institute(NBWJI) works to reduce racial and gender disparities across the justice continuum affecting Black women, girls, and their families, by conducting research, providing technical assistance, engaging in public education, promoting civic engagement, and advocating for informed and effective policies.
Black girls are pushed out for minor incidents like having an attitude or talking back. This leads to excessive suspensions and expulsions. The National Women’s Law Center created a toolkit you can follow to see and find out if your school treats girls of color unfairly.
National Racial Justice Coalition Renews Demand that Schools Address Racial Disparities in Discipline and that OCR, U.S. Department of Education, Enforce Laws Prohibiting Discrimination in Student Discipline