Bending Toward Justice:
In Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday, a Short Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Improving Race Equity, Education & School Discipline
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event begins at 7:00 p.m.
Midtown Art Cinema
[same shopping center as Trader Joe’s --Midtown Promenade Center, 931 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30308]
This event will bring together concerned community members, policy makers and advocates to learn more about structures in schools that create inequity and unfair discipline practices—and leave with concrete actions on how to be part of the solution.
Film/Screening: Segregated City, a short episode produced by The New York Times
Data: Presentation of Changing the Odds report on addressing inequality in Atlanta, by Rubye Sullivan, Senior Associate for Education Achievement, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Discussion: A panel of experts on schools and justice for children
- Michael Waller, Georgia Appleseed Interim Executive Director, Moderator
- A Fulton County Juvenile Court Judge
- Jason Esteves, Board Chair, Atlanta Public Schools
- Maribel Bell, Director Office of Student Discipline, Fulton County Schools
We are proud to be collaborating with Working Films, Fulton County Juvenile Court Pathways Committee, the Georgia Education Climate Coalition (GECC), and Georgia PTA District 10 to present this event.