Town Hall on School Safety – Youth Justice Project

Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10:00 am at The W.G. Pearson Center. Too often, conversations about school safety do not include the voices of students. To help change that, the Youth Justice Project’s Steering Committee is hosting a student-centered discussion on school safety and discipline practices in Durham Public Schools. There will be opportunities to hear directly from students, share your own experiences, and ask questions of district leaders and policymakers.

Lunch provided!
Childcare and interpretation services available. Register here:
*Advanced registration is encouraged but not required.
**While we intend to center student voices, we invite the entire community to be a part of this conversation.

This project is made possible by a grant from the Durham Public Schools Foundation. More information about the Durham Public Schools Foundation can be found online at

The Youth Steering Committee (YSC) is made up of 14 high school students who live or attend school in Durham. The main role of the YSC is to advise and partner with the Youth Justice Project to ensure the project is doing all it can to effectively help young people. Learn more at

The Youth Justice Project is part of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ), an organization that partners with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the south to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights through the combination of legal advocacy, research, organizing and communications. Learn more at


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