This video is part of a larger project called Suspension Stories. Suspension Stories is a youth-led participatory action research project. The project is a collaboration between the Rogers Park Young Women’s Action Team (YWAT – www.rogersparkywat.org) and Project NIA (www.project-nia.org). The video was filmed by our peers at Free Spirit Media on April 17, 2010.
This testimony was shared by the Suspension Stories project for the Dignity in Schools Campaign on-line Pushout Story Bank, featuring testimonies from students, parents, educators and advocates across the country sharing their experiences with zero-tolerance discipline and pushout