Join MCYJ in watching Pushout, a film about the criminalization of Black girls in school. This free film screening will be followed by an open discussion about the film and broader youth justice issues.
The following is a description of the film, from their website pushoutfilm.com.
"PUSHOUT: THE CRIMINALIZATION OF BLACK GIRLS IN SCHOOLS is a feature length documentary which takes a close look at the educational, judicial and societal disparities facing Black Girls. Inspired by the groundbreaking book of the same name by renowned scholar, Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. The documentary confronts the ways in which the misunderstanding of Black girlhood has led to excessive punitive discipline which in turn disrupts one of the most important factors in their lives, their education."