DC Education Not Incarceration NEA Pre-Conference

Starting Date: 07-01-2004
Starting Time: 1:00pm
Address

Washington, District of Columbia
United States
510-684-7072
Description
Education not Incarceration (www.ednotinc.org)
Pre-Conference to the NEA Representative Assembly
Workshops Explore Shrinking Education Funding
and Rising Prison Budgets


DATE & TIME
Thursday, July 1, 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

LOCATION
Paul Robeson Center
at the All Souls Church
1500 Harvard St. NW
(Near Columbia Heights stop on the
Green Line of the Metro subway)

This event is hosted by
NEA Peace & Justice Caucus

This exciting pre-conference to the NEA Representative
Assembly has attracted some of the top thinkers and
advocates in the education and justice policy
community.

This powerful pre-conference will make the clear
connection between prison issues and education issues.
It will provide networking and support for people
looking to build Education Not Incarceration
coalitions through their local. Speakers include Vinny
Schiraldi, Executive Director of the Justice Policy
Institute and Cameron E. Miles, Community Outreach
Director of the Maryland Juvenile Justice Coalition
and other special guests.

Check out these workshops:

WHY ARE WE CLOSING SCHOOLS INSTEAD OF PRISONS?
Martin Eisen, Washington DC teacher
Representative from Critical Resistance


TEARING DOWN BARRIERS TO RE-ENTRY
Ryan S. King, Assoc. Researcher, The Sentencing
Project
Nkechi Taifa, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society
Institute

CRIMINALIZATION VS. EMPOWERMENT OF YOUTH
Paul Weckstein, Co-Director, Center for Law and
Education
Liz Ryan, Advocacy Director, Youth Law Center

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ZERO TOLERANCE
POLICIES AND MILITARY RECRUITMENT
Monique L. Dixon, Senior Attorney, Advancement Project
Walisha Clay, Chapter/Training Programs Director,
Families Against Mandatory Minimums
Andy Griggs, Pacific Regional Coordinator, NEA Peace
and Justice Caucus


TO REGISTER:
E-mail Lisa Gutierrez Guzman at lggwwt@hotmail.com

your name, local, e-mail, phone #, address and grade
level/ position you teach. Questions, call Mary's
Cell Phone: 510.684.7072

Geographical Scope: Regional
Conference
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