Schott Grantee Partners are Hitting the Ground Running in 2023

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Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) has launched its State of Black Girls 2023 Policy Agenda, including:

  1. End School Pushout and Education equity;
  2. Disrupt the criminalization of youth and family criminalization;
  3. Extend opportunities for gender and survivorship justice; and
  4. Secure overall Reproductive Justice

Black Swan Academy (BSA) co-hosted a DC Youth Summit on January 18! BSA is a DC-based organization that concentrates its efforts on empowering Black youth through civic leadership and engagement.

Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children (FFLIC) was represented on a panel at the Newcomb Museum. FFLIC is a statewide membership-based organization that fights for a better life for all youth.

Citizens for Juvenile Justice was presented with the Empowerment Award by the Boston Bar Association for their tireless work toward equitable youth justice. Congratulations!

The Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) gathered parents, youth and community advocates to Albany for Education Justice Advocacy Day, to celebrate the multi-billion-dollar increase in school funding and to set the stage for the advocacy efforts ahead.

California Native Vote Project’s Calvin Hedrick recently spoke with the League of Women Voters about the importance of organizing to build Native power at the ballot box. FFEDED

Young People for Progress (YPP) just held their annual member retreat, providing trainings for attendees and strategizing for the year ahead.

The important work of Dignity in Schools Campaign member organizations including Education Justice Alliance and Racial Justice NOW! were highlighted in a recent article on halting the criminalization of youth in schools.