Racial Justice

People of color often disproportionately face segregated and underfunded schools, the school-to-prison pipeline, and a discriminatory criminal justice system.The school-to-prison pipeline – unnecessary suspensions, expulsions and school-based arrests of children – is just one way that systemic racism pervades across the country and often cuts a child’s education short and increases the likelihood of incarceration. Additionally, the criminal justice system is one marred by vast racial disparities, as people of color are often unfairly targeted by law enforcement. Here are some resources related to race and racism in the United States: