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Pennsylvania Summit on School Policing
April 21-22, 2022

Keynote Presentation

The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth

Kristin Henning

Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative, Georgetown University Law School

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School Policing: What the Research Shows

Aaron Kupchik

Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice

University of Delaware

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Alternative Approaches to Addressing Student Behavioral and Emotional Development Needs

Amir Whitaker 

Senior Policy Counsel 

ACLU of Southern California


Monica McHale-Small 

Education Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America

Adjunct Associate Professor of School Psychology, Temple University

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Download the slides for "Alternative Approaches"(Whitaker) [PDF]

Rethinking the School-Law Enforcement Relationship:
MOUs, Threat Assessment, and Other Formal Policies

Harold Jordan 

Nationwide Education Equity Coordinator 

ACLU of Pennsylvania.

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Students with Disabilities and Law Enforcement

Diane Howard Smith 

Managing Attorney for Criminal and Juvenile Justice

National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

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Arrest and Law Enforcement Trends in Pennsylvania:
Who is Most Impacted and How

Ghadah Makoshi 

Community Advocate 

ACLU of Pennsylvania

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Hidden Consequences of Student Contact with Police:
Citations and Ticketing

Rhonda McKitten 

Juvenile Justice Consultant and Director 

PA DMC Youth/Law Enforcement Corporation

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