Clothing + Ethnic Identity = Incitement to Riot + Charged for Murder

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Part 1: Dress Codes Discriminate Against Young People of Color Coming up in the next blog post: Part 2: Innocent Youth Charged with Incitement to Riot and Murder Stanford law professor Richard Thompson Ford looks at why we wear what we wear, how that has changed over the centuries, … Read more Clothing + Ethnic Identity = Incitement to Riot + Charged for Murder

Addressing Implicit and Explicit Bias in Discipline

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Below is a magnificent essay on implicit and explicit racial bias that was written for me by Rose Spidell, Senior Education Ombuds, Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO), part of the Washington state Office of the Governor. Mission: OEO works with families, communities, and schools to navigate educational challenges … Read more Addressing Implicit and Explicit Bias in Discipline

Team Child’s Karen Pillar on Inequity in School Discipline, Part 2

By Alice Doyel Guest blogger   Karen Pillar is one of TeamChild’s bright and compassionate attorneys dedicated to helping youth who are at risk. TeamChild provides legal advice and legal advocacy to people 12 to 24 years old who are involved with or at risk of involvement with the juvenile court system. They also have … Read more Team Child’s Karen Pillar on Inequity in School Discipline, Part 2