In the lead up to the November elections and beyond, with a BIPOC woman as a vice presidential candidate for the first time in history, it’s important to carry on the work of the suffragists. To continue their legacies, but also create a new movement of true equality, here are nine actions to take.
Author: Tina Green
Tina Green is the Founder of Words With Conviction, an advocacy training organization for the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated. She is a Public Voices Fellow through The OpEd Project.
Confronting the School-to-Prison Pipeline in the Classroom
I feel continuous remorse wrestling with the knowledge that students slipped through the cracks under my watch. But I also know that one teacher or one school implementing best practices is not enough to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline.