By: Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff

Source: Huff Post

In the last week, I’ve watched the students of Broward County bravely stand and share the horror of surviving a mass shooting and of watching their friends and classmates die.

I wasn’t surprised by their activism and ability to move the national conversation, because I know these students. My organization, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE), has engaged students, educators and administrators throughout Broward County for more than a year and a half. We’re working to reduce racial disparities in school discipline and improve academic outcomes for every student countywide. My team speaks with district leadership frequently.

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