RJN! featured on Community for Just Schools Podcast- Shuttered Doors: The Depletion of Black Dayton

The Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) is a donor collaborative that supports community-led organizations working to ensure healthy school climates. Recently, CJSF’s Gabriel L. Matthews spoke with Hashim Jabar, Interim Executive Director of Racial Justice NOW! and Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, National Field Organizer and Co-Founder of Racial Justice NOW! about the increasing divestment from West Dayton schools and the community.

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A new report from the Government Accountability Office found that black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined in public schools

A new report from the Government Accountability Office found that black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined in public schools. For example, Black students accounted for 15.5 percent of all public school students, but represented about 39 percent of students suspended from school—an over representation of about 23 percentage points.
Read the full report HERE

Racial Justice NOW! responds to possible school closings: school closures are a part of a gentrification plan and disproportionately affect Black students