Reforming Policies That Could Mean the Difference Between Students' Incarceration and Graduation

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Reforming Policies That Could Mean the Difference Between Students' Incarceration and Graduation

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:20pm

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"The goal of my professional life is to reform government systems that harm children. This includes school policies that push children out of the classroom and into the justice system for behavior that in the past only merited a trip to the principal’s office. It’s about reforming a juvenile justice system to ensure that children get their lives back on track instead of pushed deeper into the justice system," says Ebony Howard, managing attorney at the SPLC. 

Is your company dedicated to seeking justice, and equal opportunity and education for vulnerable members of our society? Consider teaming up with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) through your workplace giving and CSR programs.  SPLC uses legal action, community education and mobilization, and media and legislative advocacy to ensure students get the educational services that can mean the difference between incarceration and graduation. In this blog, we get a glimpse into managing attorney, Ebony Howard's work at SPLC and how her role is addressing this problem with the juvenile justice system.

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