National Week of Action 2020 DSC-CA

Dignity In Schools Campaign California invites you to partipate in our 11th Annual National Week of Action Against School Pushout. The theme for this year is Counselors Not Cops: Equity for Youth Now! Join us as DSC members and allies hold events and actions in California and across the country. 

From October 3rd to 11th, DSC members in more than 20 states will host events as part of our 11th Annual National Week of Action Against School Pushout. Under the banner of ‘Counselors Not Cops: Equity for Youth Now’ local and community-based organizations will hold rallies, teach-ins, community forums, virtual rallies, lead marches, and more; taking a stand against punitive, zero-tolerance discipline policies and calling for the end of the regular presence of police officers in schools.

Online Events in California

Event: 831 STRONG | East Salina

Organization is having an independent event
Building Healthy Communities – East Salinas
Description: A week long event.
Date: 10/3/2020 9:00 am
Contact: Marlene Garcia | 831-676-6533
Facebook: BHCEastSalinas 

Event: Youth Speak: Reimagining School Safety | Bakersfield

Description: Our youth will be hosting a panel to talk to Vecinos, parents and community members about what school safety really means to them and call to action for prop 15 and to defund school police.
Date: 10/8/2020 6:00 pm

Events: Defund Reform Reimagine

Description: MILPA along with BHC will facilitate a bilingual Community Workshop about community safety. MILPA will also hold a Social Media Campaign to highlight student health needs, and the local city budgets in the Central Coast. In addition, MILPA and BHC will taking action to prevent the acceptance of a federal COPS grant in MPUSD. Click here to register
Date: 10/5/2020 | 6:00 pm
Contact: Alexis Magdaleno –

Event: It Takes A Village To Keep Us Safe | San Francisco

Description: Coleman Advocates will host an interview series highlighting the experiences of students, families, and community partners who envision systemic change & wraparound safety in their schools. We uplift voices of the community because school police do not lead to safety, relationships and resources do.  It takes a village to keep us safe!
Date of activity: 10/8/20, 6:00 pm
Contact: Brandie Bowen

Event: Candidates Forum | Sacramento

Description: The Black Parallel School Board will host an online Candidates Forum featuring presentations and Q&A for candidates running for the Sacramento Unified School District Board Board of Officers. The online forum will be open to the public.
Date10/3/2020 11:30 am
Faye Kennedy

Events: Know Your Rights Train the Trainer | Online Central Valley

Description: Central Valley Movement Building and Legal Services for Children will host an invitation-only online workshop to train participants about the legal rights of children and parents in schools.  
Date: 10/7/2020 1:00 pm
ContactMaria Madril Hernandez

Event: Classroom Monitoring (Virtual) + LA School Police Department Public Records Request

CADRE parents will observe their children’s virtual classroom climates and collect insights to share findings with other parents during the DSC National Parent Listening Session and CADRE’s year-round Parent Educational Empowerment Academy, as part of our ongoing tradition of parent-centered participatory action research. In addition, parents will begin closely studying the public data request that CADRE recently submitted to the LA School Police Department (LASPD) in conjunction with Public Counsel and other organizing groups working together to defund LASPD.
Date: October 5-9
Contact: Edgar Ibarria |
(310) 704-9776

Community Forum: Transformation Time Is Now

Black Organizing Project (BOP) will be hosting an community forum that will be providing updates on the George Floyd Resolution. We are calling on the community to stand in solidarity with us and continue to pressure the board to make good on their promise of Police Free Schools.
Date: 10/10/2020 12 pm
Contact: Jessica |
Social: @BlackOrgProject

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