BCPS in the News

Education NOT Incarceration Community Forum

Thursday, October 16, 2014
 
WHO:        
School Board Members; Marsha Ellison, President, NAACP of Broward County; Cassandra Evans, Chief Probation Officer, Department of Juvenile Justice; Judge Elijah Williams, Juvenile Delinquency Division, 17th Judicial Circuit; Scott Israel, Broward County Sheriff; Frank Adderley, Chief of Police, Fort Lauderdale Police Department; Anthony Williams, Chief of Police, Broward District Schools Police; Ja-Rayne Gilchrist, Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders; Parents; and Community Members
 
WHAT:      
District 5 School Board Representative Dr. Rosalind Osgood is presenting a community forum, with a panel of local activists and professionals, to encourage dialogue surrounding the essence of education over incarceration.
 
WHEN:      
Monday, October 20, 2014

6:30 p.m.
              
WHERE:    
Mount Bethel Baptist Church
901 NW 11th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311
 
WHY:        
The goal of the Education NOT Incarceration Community Forum is to stimulate conversations around  improving systems and methods that will prevent behaviors warranting an arrest record, both in and out of school.
 
 MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
 
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