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Legal Aid of North Carolina - The Right to Education Project

Panelist 

Cari Carson, J.D., MSW

Cari Carson is a staff attorney at the Right to Education Project, the statewide education justice project of Legal Aid of North Carolina focused on dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline in North Carolina.  In her professional as well as personal life, Cari is a zealous advocate for students with disabilities in North Carolina.  She is particularly passionate about improving outcomes for students of color with mental health disabilities.  Cari holds degrees in law and social work from the University of Michigan and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Education from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.