Free Documentary Screening: "Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School"

Sep 12, 2019 | 5:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

The Sojourner Group in partnership with the Salt Lake County Mayor's Office of Diversity Affairs is hosting a screening and panel discussion — PUSHOUT: Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.

A film by Monique W. Morris, Ed.D., Jacob Atlas, and Women in the Room Productions that encourages a robust conversation about how to reduce the criminalization of Black girls in our nations’ learning environments. The organizers have informed us that this is a sensitive screening and open to all age groups, as Black girls as young as 5, 7, and 8 year old are being taken out of schools in handcuffs.

Reception 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Screening 6:45–9:00 p.m.

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