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Front Porch Gathering to Address Disproportionate Disciplinary Actions in Schools

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The Community Engagement Center is hosting a Front Porch Gathering discussion titled “Disproportionate Disciplinary Action in Schools: A Guide for Parents” on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. at the Turner Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Dr.

Parents, students and community leaders are invited to this important discussion about disciplinary policies that are adversely affecting Black and Latinx students in grades K-12. The interactive community-wide dialogue aims to build a guide to help parents and guardians advocate for students who are disproportionally affected by disciplinary actions in local public schools.

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the parking lot. Food provided by Lucille’s Catering.

More about the Front Porch Gathering series: The Community Engagement Center’s Front Porch Gathering represents UT’s open door to the Austin community, providing time and space for community collaboration. The monthly gathering works to address issues of equity, disparity and access through active engagement and connects UT research and resources with community organizations and members.