Imagine you are a young person whose parent is in prison. How does that impact you as you walk into school, interact with peers and teachers, and sit down to learn? What makes you feel safe and connected? Five million U.S. children live this experience daily. How can we better serve them? What other students may be struggling with issues of trauma or identity? Together, we’ll explore strategies for culturally-relevant instruction and social emotional learning to better support their needs at #sxswedu3/7/18 at 11AM. Tune-in!
"The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University seeks to contribute to the growing movement to close jails and prisons as a part of the larger struggle to end mass incarceration. In particular, we will focus on elevating the efforts led by grassroots organizers that include formerly incarcerated and directly impacted people."