From on the Margin to Front and Center (part 1 of 2)
Addressing the Needs of Students Experiencing Homelessness, Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement
PART 1. How Can Schools and Districts Center the Needs of Marginalized Students?
The first webinar in our 2-part series will amplify the voices of youth activists and advocacy organizations as we call for school leaders, funders and other stakeholders to center the needs of the most marginalized students in this overwhelming moment.
Speakers & Resource Experts
- What Galilea Carrasco, Long Beach Chapter, California Youth Connection
- Jasmine Harris, Alameda Chapter, California Youth Connection
- Jessica Maxwell, Deputy Director of FosterEd California, National Center for Youth Law
- Monica Ng, Vice President, Education Programs, Pivot Learning
- Katara Jordan, Senior Manager, Policy & Advocacy, Building Changes
- Samie Iverson, Senior Manager, Education Strategy, Building Changes
- Stephanie Malia Krauss, Lead Consultant, Youth Transition Funders Group, Economic Well-Being Work Group [moderator]
From on the Margin to Front and Center, PART 2:
What Young People in the Juvenile Justice System Need Now
The second webinar in this series focused on the needs of young people involved in the juvenile justice system. How have the crises of 2020 impacted their well-being, and what immediate and longer term actions are needed to advance positive change?