Disrupting the school to prison pipeline: Using health impact assessment to address school discipline policies in los angeles
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy
Explain use of HIA on school discipline policies as a way to disrupt the ‘school to prison pipeline’. Identify connections between school discipline and health. Describe how a community organization and partners used HIA findings and recommendations in a campaign to encourage schools to implement an alternative to zero-tolerance discipline policies, School-Wide Positive Behavioral Support.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Executive Director and Co-Founder of CADRE, I bring years of experience in supporting grassroots efforts among South Los Angeles parents working for systematic change in schools that serve low-income neighborhoods of color. I led our organization's role as a primary partner on the Health Impact Assessment discussed in this abstract about school discipline policies in Los Angeles, and can provide first-hand information about the process and outcomes of the HIA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.