Campaign To Promote Ethnic Studies Summit - October 18, 2014

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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.

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Campaign to Promote Ethnic Studies Summit

Saturday, October 18, 2014 ~ 9am-5pm

CSULB Anatol Conference Center

(University Library)

1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840

(Directions and $5 parking at Lot 7: http://csulb.edu/community/v-gettinghere.html)

 

PROGRAM  (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD)

PURPOSE: A conference for advocates 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.

Objectives of the Campaign to Promote Ethnic Studies in K-12:

1. Promote students' positive academic achievement and H.S. completion;

2. Promote students' respect and awareness of the history and culture of diverse Americans;

3. Promote the value of a college going culture; and

4. Prepare students to participate and contribute to the local and global economy.​

 

Program Schedule:      (Live webcast at: http://www.livestream.com/lsacnational/)

9:00am            Welcome and introductions, Armando Vazquez-Ramos and Enrique Murillo

9:15am            Local Ethnic Studies School Board Policies and College-credit course Models

·         The El Rancho USD Ethnic Studies Policy requirement Model

                 Dr. Aurora Villon, El Rancho USD Board President

                 Jose Lara, El Rancho USD Board Vice President

                 Martin Galindo, El Rancho USD Superintendent

·         CSULB college-credit classes at Carson H.S. and El Rancho H.S. Model

Prof. Armando Vazquez-Ramos, CSULB Chicano & Latino Studies Dpt.

Veronica Jimenez, Director of Operations, Carson Boys & Girls Club

Michelle Gomez, College Bound Coordinator, Carson Boys & Girls Club

 

10:00am          The Struggle for Mexican American Studies in Arizona and Texas

·         Manuel Hernandez, Arizona State University Professor

·         Sean Arce, Tucson USD Mexican American Studies Program Founder 

·         Roberto Rodriguez, University of Arizona Professor

 

11:00am          GUEST SPEAKER: Bennett Kayser, LAUSD School Board Member  

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ROUND TABLE PRESENTATIONS:

Community-based initiatives and commitments to support the CPES Plan

·         ETHNIC STUDIES NOW COALITION

·         HERMANDAD MEXICANA

·         RAZA STUDIES CONFERENCE- PLAN DE LOS ANGELES

·         CARSON BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

·         HEART OF LOS ANGELES (HoLA)

·         FAMILIES IN SCHOOLS

·         ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE-L.A.

·         STUDENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM (SFER)

·         MECHA

·         LONG BEACH CENTRO C.H.A.

·         PUENTE Program

·         THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF LOS ANGELES

·         E.L.A. NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

·         HERITAGE FOR AMERICA

·         MEXICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL ASSOCIATION (MAPA)

·         CITY OF L.A. and L.A. COUNTY AMERICAN INDIAN COMMISSIONS

·         LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC)

·         ASSOCIATION OF MEXICAN AMERICAN EDUCATORS (AMAE)

·         NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CHICANO/A STUDIES (NACCS)

 

12 noon           Break: Networking session and Lunch (Provided by co-sponsors and host organizations)

12:30pm          KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

·         Rudy Acuña, CSU Northridge Chicano/a Studies Department Founder and Professor Emeritus

·         Maulana Karenga, CSULB Africana Studies Department Professor & Chair

1:30pm            WORKING GROUPS STRATEGY BREAK-OUT SESSIONS:

·         Students for the Campaign to Promote Ethnic Studies (CPES)

·         Ethnic Studies Teaching Credential & Curriculum Development

·         School Board Ethnic Studies resolutions and local-control empowerment

·         Community Organizations’ initiatives in support of the CPES movement

·         CSU, UC, Private and Community College Ethnic Studies faculty

3pm                 WORKING GROUPS REPORTING AND RECOMMENDATIONS

4pm                 GENERAL DISCUSSION AND FOLLOW-UP PLAN

5pm                 Despedida

HOSTED BY CALIFORNIA-MEXICO STUDIES CENTER, CALIFORNIA FACULTY ASSOCIATION, EL RANCHO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT & THE CSU SAN BERNARDINO L.E.A.D. PROGRAM

For more info: go to www.california-mexicocenter.org or call Prof. Armando Vazquez-Ramos at: (562) 972-0986 For Parking and Directions: http://csulb.edu/community/v-gettinghere.html

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1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840
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