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DAY ONE at the SHRINE AUDITORIUM
Day One will engage women, girls, and allies from across the country through inspiring mainstage sessions, issue-breakouts, opportunities to connect with leading fellow changemakers, and an interactive center with organizations and women-owned businesses. You’ll choose 2 breakouts on Saturday: 1 from Session A and 1 from Session B. When you’re not in your breakouts, you’ll be able to take a break for lunch and explore The Center, where over 150 organizations and businesses are hosting activations!

DAY TWO in LOS ANGELES
On Day Two, attendees will fan out across Los Angeles to attend skills-based trainings or Community Teach-In’s hosted by a range of organizations that are making change on gender equity in Los Angeles. Please keep an eye out for an email from your Day Two Host with location instructions.

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Saturday, May 5 • 3:05pm - 4:00pm
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In 2012, Salecia Johnson was arrested at school for doing something most six year olds do: throwing a temper tantrum. At the time, mainstream discussion of the school-to-prison pipeline focused mostly on boys of color, omitting experiences like Salecia’s. But in 2015, a groundbreaking report, Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected, showed that girls of color are being funneled into the juvenile justice system at disproportionately higher rates. Simultaneously, more than 70% of girls in the system report a history of physical or sexual abuse. Hear from women working to dismantle the school-to-prison and sexual-assault-to-prison pipelines on how to refocus our energy so we’re educating -- not criminalizing -- our students.

Speakers
avatar for Grace Dolan-Sandrino

Grace Dolan-Sandrino

Teen Activist, Root Young Futurist, Teen Vogue
avatar for A'Dorian Murray-Thomas

A'Dorian Murray-Thomas

Founder & CEO, SHE Wins Inc.
avatar for Joanne N. Smith

Joanne N. Smith

Founder/Executive Director, Girls for Gender Equity (GGE)


Saturday May 5, 2018 3:05pm - 4:00pm
3rd Floor Lobby