4 episodes

In May 2019, several students from Prince George's County Maryland formed the student advocacy organization Stand Up. Stand Up has become a voice for young students in the DMV and has been used as a platform for young people to be heard. Join us as we, students and members of Stand Up, interview key advocates, and activists about the many issues that affect students and youth around the globe. This is Unarmed.

Unarmed: The Stand Up Podcast Stand Up

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In May 2019, several students from Prince George's County Maryland formed the student advocacy organization Stand Up. Stand Up has become a voice for young students in the DMV and has been used as a platform for young people to be heard. Join us as we, students and members of Stand Up, interview key advocates, and activists about the many issues that affect students and youth around the globe. This is Unarmed.

    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: An Educators' Perspective

    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: An Educators' Perspective

    Stand Up's Tyler Smith joins Krystal Oriadha and Amity Pope, co-founders of the PG County-based community organization, PG Change Makers as they discuss their decade-long fight against the flaws in our education system, villainization of students of color, and several solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. 



    To stay connected, be sure to visit our website: www.standuporg.weebly.com. Also, follow our Instagram (wemuststandup_), Twitter (wemust_standup), and like our Facebook page (StandUp365).


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    • 37 min
    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: A Law Enforcement Perspective

    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: A Law Enforcement Perspective

    Stand Up's Vivian Ebisike joins Corporal Brown and PFC Tanksley from the Bladensburg Police Department to discuss their time as School Resource Officers, the benefits of police in schools, the reforms schools can stand to make when it comes to introducing officers into the school environment, and being officers of color in America. 



    To stay connected, be sure to visit our website: www.standuporg.weebly.com. Also, follow our Instagram (wemuststandup_), Twitter (wemust_standup), and like our Facebook page (StandUp365).


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    • 40 min
    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: The Community Advocate Perspective

    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: The Community Advocate Perspective

    Stand Up's Tolulope Ajibade joins community advocate and former Prince George's County Public School educator, Janna Parker, in discussing the negative effects of the presence of officers in schools and dives deep into the topic of the school-to-prison pipeline and its grim effects on the community-at-large. 

    To stay connected, be sure to visit our website: www.standuporg.weebly.com. Also, follow our Instagram (wemuststandup_), Twitter (wemust_standup), and like our Facebook page (StandUp365).


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    • 35 min
    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: The Public Defender Perspective

    The Abolishing of Police in Schools: The Public Defender Perspective

    Stand Up's Sarah Mancho joins local public defender, Michele Hall, in discussing the negative effects of School Resource Officers in schools, particularly in Prince George's County, MD, and the large scale social implications of keeping police in schools. 

    To stay connected, be sure to visit our website: www.standuporg.weebly.com. Also, follow our Instagram (wemuststandup_), Twitter (wemust_standup), and like our Facebook page (StandUp365).




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    • 43 min

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