Ricky Watson Jr. L'11, co-director of the Youth Justice Project at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, returns this spring to his alma mater's main campus in Alamance County for a conversation about the law, the school-to-prison pipeline, and improving educational outcomes for youth of color.
“Race and Criminal Justice for Youth: Reflections from the Youth Justice Project”
Ricky Watson Jr. L’11
Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts (Elon University’s main campus)
Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m.
Ricky Watson, Jr. L’11 will serve as the Criminal Justice Studies spring speaker as he leads a race-equity based discussion on systems, the law, the school-to-prison pipeline, the need for court alternatives, and improving educational outcomes for youth of color. The Youth Justice Project, a project of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, works to ensure equity, fairness and justice for youth in high-quality education, juvenile and criminal systems.
Sponsored by Criminal Justice Studies and the Crime Studies Club