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Bending Toward Justice: Screening & Panel Discussion, January 16, 2020

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.



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Optional Donation

If you are able, please make a donation of $25 (or any other amount) to support Georgia Appleseed's work. However, we want this event to be accessible to everyone, and there is no fee to attend.