“Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” Screening & Discussion
October 8, 2019
Q& A with author/filmmaker Monique Morris and Rebecca Epstein of Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality on Thursday
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Oct. 10, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality will host Monique Morris to screen and discuss her new documentary “PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” based on her book of the same name.
Join author Monique Morris for a screening of her new film “PUSHOUT,” which looks at how the criminalization and miseducation of black girls has led to alarming high school dropout rates and increased entry into the juvenile justice system. The film features the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s groundbreaking research on the sexual abuse to prison pipeline and the adultification of black girls, and the Center’s Executive Director Rebecca Epstein will join Morris for a discussion and Q&A after the screening.
Monique W. Morris, Author and Filmmaker, “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools”
Rebecca Epstein, Executive Director, Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality
Thursday, October 10, 2019
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
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