Screening - PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

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Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue NW

Hart Auditorium

Washington, DC 20001

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PLEASE JOIN US for a screening of the documentary recently premiered at the Congressional Black Caucus, based on the critically acclaimed book by the Center on Poverty and Inequality’s long-time partner, Dr. Monique W. Morris. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the Center’s Executive Director, Rebecca Epstein, and a robust Q&A with the audience.

“PUSHOUT” looks at the criminalization and miseducation of Black girls that has led to their alarming high school dropout rate and increase into the juvenile justice system and examines what it will take to make certain these vulnerable youth are not dismissed as throwaway kids.

The documentary takes a deep dive into the systemic cultural beliefs, politics and practices that criminalize and dehumanize Black girls in America and couples that with thoughtful analysis that points the way to the work being done to assure a far more just and equitable future for these girls.




Doors open at 3:45 – please come early to claim your seat.
Film screening & Discussion: Hart Auditorium, 4:00 to 6:15 pm
Reception: McDonough 2nd Floor Atrium, 6:15 pm to 7:00 pm


Contact Becca Shopiro at lawpovertycenter@georgetown.edu for more information or accommodation requests.

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Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue NW

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Washington, DC 20001

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