I just made up a new word. Prisonification (n): The act of making something more like a prison.
Instead of putting resources into supporting counselors and restorative practices in schools, members of Congress and school districts around the country are instead proposing guns and guards as the solution to making schools safer.
Safer... like a prison.
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Running on two cups of coffee and five hours of sleep, I stepped into Agnes Scott College for the 2013 Georgia youth GSA summit. The moment I stepped in, I was energized.
Terisa Tinei Siagatonu, a spoken word artist and poet, asked 200 people to stand and raise their fists in the air. That was just the start of the day -- and that spirit of solidarity and empowerment persisted throughout this year's incredible Expression Not Suppression (ENS) conference.
Why are you part of a GSA club? Do you dream of a country where all LGBT youth can grow up without fear?
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After the tragedy in Newtown, many public figures, including Senator Barbara Boxer, responded by proposing a violent solution to a violent problem: more police officers in schools.