Bending Toward Justice: In Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – January 16, 2020 @ 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Landmark's Midtown Art Cinema

This event will bring together concerned community members, policy makers and advocates to learn more about how to make our schools more equitable, particularly through the mechanisms of school discipline and the juvenile justice system.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Data Presentation:
Changing the Odds report on addressing inequality in Atlanta, by Rubye Sullivan, Senior Associate for Education Achievement, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Film/Screening: Segregated City, a short episode from The New York Times

A panel of experts on schools and justice for children:
-Michael Waller, Georgia Appleseed Interim Executive Director, Moderator
-A Fulton County Juvenile Court Judge
-Jason Esteves, Board Chair, Atlanta Public Schools
-Maribel Bell, Director Office of Student Discipline, Fulton County Schools

This event is FREE and open to the public, but ticket reservations are required.

Online registration closes at Noon on 1/16.

If you are able, please make a donation of $25 (or any other amount) to support Georgia Appleseed’s work. However, we want this event to be accessible to everyone, and there is no fee to attend.

We are proud to be collaborating with Working Films, Fulton County Juvenile Court Pathways Committee, the Georgia Education Climate Coalition (GECC), and Georgia PTA District 10 to present this event.