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We are based in Montgomery, Ala., the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement, and have offices in Atlanta, New Orleans, Miami, Fla., and Jackson, Miss.

Based in Montgomery, the birthplace of the civil rights movement, we’re dedicated to reforming the state’s prison and criminal justice system, and to ending harsh policies that needlessly push young people into the “school-to-prison” pipeline.   

Like many Deep South states, Alabama has...

We’re dedicated to reforming Florida’s broken juvenile justice system, a system far from the mainstream and far from doing the best it can to protect public safety. Harsh school discipline policies have needlessly pushed young people out of an educational environment and into the...

Based in New Orleans, the SPLC’s Louisiana office is dedicated to ensuring that all children have equal access to public education, to reforming school discipline policies that criminalize children for typical adolescent behavior, and ensuring vulnerable youth have access to the mental health...

Across Mississippi, the futures of young children are being cut short. The state’s schools push out almost 40 percent of its public school students. Many times ineffective discipline policies create a prison-like environment in schools where children are removed from the classroom – or even...