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Mapping and Responding to School Pushout among Black Girls

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Dr. Monique Morris holds an Ed.D doctoral degree and was a 2012 Soros Fellow. Dr. Morris is Co-Founder and President of The National Black Women’s Justice Institute, former Vice President for Economic Programs, Advocacy and Research at the NAACP and former Director of Research for the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at UC Berkley Law School. Dr. Morris has over twenty years professional experience in the areas of social justice, education, civil rights and juveniles. Dr. Morris has authored three books, including Pushout which details the criminalization of black girls in school. Dr. Morris has worked with numerous agencies over the course of twenty years, and was previously adjunct professor at University of San Francisco. Currently, Dr. Morris is adjunct associate professor at St. Mary’s College of California.

 

Co-Sponsored by Dr. Sonja Lanehart, Brackenridge Endowed Chair in Literature and the Humanities, Department of English; Consortium for Social Transformation; and Department of Sociology.

Mapping and Responding to School Pushout among Black Girls

10:00 AM

Location:

Main Campus

Retama Auditorium UC 2.02.02

Dates:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Admission

FREE and open to the public

Sponsors

Women's Studies Institute

Contact

Carolyn Motley
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