PURPOSE: A conference for those committed to promote Ethnic Studies at all levels of the educational system, to discuss the state of Ethnic Studies in California, Arizona and Texas, and present new models that enhance Ethnic Studies in K-12, based on local-control school board policies and partnerships between schools with colleges and universities.
KEYNOTE ADDRESSES: by Dr. Maulana Karenga, Professor & Chair, Africana Studies Dep’t, CSULB and Dr. Rudy Acuña, Professor Emeritus, Chicana/o Studies Dept., CSUN.
- El Rancho USD Ethnic Studies Requirement Historical Precedent
- Carson H.S.-CSULB Chicano & Latino Studies College-Credit Model
- Case studies on the Arizona & Texas struggles, and panels on American Indian, Chicano/Latino, Asian/Asian American and Africana Studies
- The role of students, parents and communities on expanding Ethnic Studies
HOSTED BY THE CALIFORNIA-MEXICO STUDIES CENTER & CSU SAN BERNARDINO L.E.A.D.
IN COLLABORATION WITH:
- THE EL RANCHO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
- CSULB AFRICANA STUDIES, AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES, ASIAN/ASIAN-AMERICAN STUDIES AND CHICANO & LATINO STUDIES DEPARTMENTS
- CSU NORTHRIDGE CHICANA/O STUDIES DEPARTMENT
- CARSON BOYS & GIRLS CLUB ~ COLLEGE BOUND PROGRAM
- HEART OF LOS ANGELES (HOLA) AND FAMILIES IN SCHOOLS
- STUDENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM (SFER)
- LONG BEACH CENTRO C.H.A. AND THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF LOS ANGELES
1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840