Panel Discussion: "Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline"


Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library (View on map )


Join Notre Dame Student Government and panelists for a conversation on the school-to-prison pipeline in the United States, the disproportionate tendency of minors and young adults from marginalized backgrounds to be incarcerated due to increasingly harsh school policies.

Panelists will explore what the pipeline is, how it impacts our communities, and discuss proactive actions and educational reforms that can help reverse this negative trend.

Panelists include:

  • Justin McDevitt, J.D., Assistant Regional Director - Alumni and Reentry Services (Northern Indiana Region), Notre Dame Programs for Education in Prison 
  • Maria McKenna, Director, Transformational Leaders Program; Professor of the Practice in Africana Studies and the Education, Schooling & Society Program  

Additional panelists will be announced. 

This event is co-sponsored by the Alliance for Catholic Education, the Center for Social Concerns, and the Education, Schooling & Society Program.

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