The Schott Foundation will be represented at Grantmakers for Education's 21st Annual Conference, October 16-18, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Creative and Online Communications Director Patrick St. John will present on the panel David Can Beat Goliath: Providing TA to Help Grantees Punch Above Their Weight
Every year members of the Dignity in Schools Campaign (DSC) hold a nationwide week of action on school discipline and education justice. The theme this year is Education is a Human Right! We Will Not Give Up the Fight! DSC members and allies will hold local events across the country, and participate in our two-day National Week of Action Event in New Orleans on October 23-24.
The struggles for racial justice and educational justice have been interlinked from the beginning of our nation’s history. It was under Black leadership during Reconstruction that the South saw the first state-funded public schools. The long, arduous work to win and maintain school integration was a keystone struggle during the Civil Rights movement. And today, the most powerful and energetic movements for education justice — fighting for fair funding, strong neighborhood public schools, and restorative justice — are those that take an intersectional approach to organizing.