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School Justice Conference: Creating Transformative Schools
Published: 8/24/2023
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Join the Michigan Center for Youth Justice on October 25th at the beautiful Sheraton Detroit in Novi, Michigan for our in-person school justice conference, Creating Transformative Schools! Hosted in partnership with the Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, this day-long conference promises to be an enlightening and empowering experience. We have lined up a roster of experts, advocates, and thought leaders who will share their insights on the intersection of education and justice.

The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. with breakfast and lunch provided and feature keynote Jaime T. Koppel. Sessions will fall under three themes of (1) Best Practices for Preventing School Disruptions, (2) Honoring the Whole Child, and (3) Action Planning to Create Transformative Schools, with specific workshops focused on (but not limited to): -Police in Schools -Restraint, Seclusion, and Supporting Students with Disabilities -Trauma-Responsive Classrooms -Preventing Justice Involvement through Diversion -Student Leadership & Youth-Led Organizing -Multiculturalism, Equity & Anti-Racism in Schools

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to contribute to the dialogue and be part of a movement that strives for fair and just school systems! Standard tickets for the conference are $75, tickets for those seeking six social work CEUs are $150, and all students with a valid ID can attend for just $25. Register here: