The Racial Justice NOW! DMV Chapter will be participating in the Dignity in Schools Campaign 10th Annual National Week of Action to end the school to prison pipeline. This years theme is “Educate Students: Stop Arrests”.
We will be hosting subject matter expert Marika Pfeferkorn from Twin Cities Innovation Alliance & the Coalition to Stop the Cradle to Prison Algorithm. Marika has successfully organized to dissolve a problematic “joint powers” agreement” around big data, predictive analytics, and algorithms in Minnesota.
She has presented at the Data for Black Lives Conference at (MIT) Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at the Free Minds Free People Conference. She has numerous upcoming presentations, including Michigan Tech lecture series and Center for Democracy and Technology.
Behavioral Threat Assessments and teams are new laws to the area of education. Parents, guardians, and community members want to make sure that they well informed on this subject. Register for the event today HERE.