"CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IS VIOLENCE": BLACK COMMUNITIES VOW TO BAN SCHOOL PADDLING
By Laurie Udesky
May 1, 2022
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Alabama elementary school principal accused of ‘excessive paddling’ of student. Principal on leave in Lawrence County.
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By Caroline Klapp and Andrew McMunn Published: Apr. 12, 2022 at 12:21 PM CDT
10TH ANNUAL NATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION AGAINST INCARCERATING YOUTH
May 15-21, 2022
May 15: Counselors Not Cops
May 16: Keep Art & Musich in Schools
May 17: Brown v. Board of Education
May 18: Schools not Prisons
May 19: Malcolm X Birthday
May 20: Transformative Justice
May 21: Biggie's Birthday
Save the Kids (STK) founded in 2009 by four African-American youth incarcerated in a New York juvenile detention facility, is a national grass-roots fully-volunteer organization that advocates for alternatives to, and the end of, incarceration of all youth and the school to prison pipeline.
315-657-2911 www.savethekidsgroup.org @stkgroup
Please feel free to reach out to: National Week Coordinator, Hailey King, 936-203-4330, email@example.com
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month, also known as Child Abuse Prevention Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States since 1983.
PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency will open a Call Center for those citizens needing assistance following the severe weather on March 22. The Call Center will be open for business starting today March 23, 2022 at 1:00 PM. If assistance is needed call 1-888-445-6362 Hours of Operation Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sundays Closed
discussion about problems with the Police.
DATE: April 7, 2022
WHERE: Hamp's Place, 20735 Highway 12, Lexington MS 39095
TIME: 6:30 PM
Hosted by: ONE VOICE
Facilitator: Francine Jefferson
Cooperation Jackson is Hosting its first Market Meet-Up. Please join them and other vendors for all your Health needs and Interest.
DATE: March 26, 2022
WHERE: Ida B. Wells Plaza, 1128 W. Capital Street, Jackson MS
TIME: 12:00 PM - 4:00PM
For more info call: 601-355-7224 Email: COOPERATIONJACKSON@GMAIL.COM
Next Event Date: April 23, 2022
COOPERATION JACKSON WILL THEN HOST MARKET MEET-UP EVENTS EVERY 4TH SATURDAY OF THE MONTH THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER
"WOMEN PROVIDING HEALING, PROMOTING HOPE"
2/2011: Carpentry Class/Course. NJFC partnered with MS Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) offering a 9-week national accredited 300-hours carpentry course training class program to local area youth and young adults 18-24 years.
One of Holmes County Senior Citizen, the Late Mr. George Anderson accepted the role as teacher and provider the training; as an experienced certified carpenter for more than 30 years. His contribution to the success of this training program afforded participants with an opportunity to improve their economic well-being.