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Listen as six brave high school students share their experiences navigating school suspension, violence, and trauma.
What to expect:
- A student panel on how out-of-school suspension impacts African American students and their families
- An insightful research presentation on the widespread consequences that are associated with school discipline
- A call to action regarding school discipline reform and Senate Bill 100
- A thought-provoking and collective discussion on solutions to racially disparate school discipline practices
Moderator: Dr. Charles Bell, Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, Illinois State University
Panelists: Six Illinois high school students; Illinois State Representative William Davis; Dilliand Santoni, Sen. Kimberly Lightford Policy & Budget staff member; and Ricky Rodgers, Director of the organization African American Men in Unity.