New Mexico PBS

    “Education Under Arrest” Film Screening & Empowerment Event


    How Does Our Educational System Affect Your Child?


    Don’t miss a special screening followed by an interactive discussion about our education system and how it affects your student and what can be done to help the drop out crisis in New Mexico.

    Saturday, April 20, 2013 10:00am-Noon Albuquerque Convention Center 401 Second Street. NW

    10:00am-11:00am Screening “TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS: EDUCATION UNDER ARREST” This special looks at the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens and what is being done about “the school-to-prison pipeline.”


    Refreshments will be served.

    11:00am-12:00pm Panel discussion to focus on our education system, how it affects your student, the school-to-prison pipeline, and other issues that are keeping kids from achieving in school. The panel include representatives from the Juvenile Justice Department, Children’s Court UNM Public Health and other community members.

    After the panel discussion, please stay for an interactive discussion with the audience. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! YOUR VOICE MATTERS!

    Sponsored by: New Mexico PBS

    Office of African American Affairs

    Call 505-222-9405 for more information