San Diego USD - Ethnic Studies Petition

Petition to Support Ethnic Studies in SDUSD 

We, the undersigned, support the effort to establish a mandatory Ethnic Studies course as a  graduation requirement in all high-schools in the San Diego Unified School District, as well as  an Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee (ESAC) that will aide in the development and  implementation of this curriculum. 

San Diego is a world-class city that boasts over one hundred spoken languages and a great  variety of ethnicities and cultures. Despite this diversity, at the moment there is just 1 Ethnic  Studies course offered to the 100,000+ students throughout SDUSD. As over 75% of the  students are people of color, it is imperative that the district offer courses that examine and  honor the rich histories and lived experiences of our many youth. 

In solidarity with California’s push to create a more equal school system, we support AB 101  that will resolve to make ethnic studies courses available to every student. Research has  shown that students who have had access to Ethnic Studies courses do better in school and are  more likely to go to college. It is important to have courses that speak to students who may  feel invisible and marginalized, to inspire and motivate them in their education, so that they  learn their own history, engage actively in their own learning, and connect in meaningful ways  to the larger community. By providing Ethnic Studies courses in SDUSD, we are creating and  expanding a world-class school system rooted in the unique perspectives of students in the  San Diego community. 

The Ethnic Studies Now Coalition

Who's signing

Charlene Cruz
Arcelia Magaña
Paolo Esguerra
Stephanie Chang
Chelsea Boceta
Angela Yip
Emily Neidhart
Lianne Laguitan
Fernanda Rodriguez
Asia Thompson
Mauro Soria
Jereme Umali
James Mamuyac
Tristan E Baltazar
David Morales
Natalia Skolnik
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  • Geraldine Vergara
    signed 2015-05-04 23:26:04 -0700
  • Charlene Cruz
    signed via 2015-05-04 23:22:54 -0700
  • Lucila Conde
    signed 2015-05-04 23:07:24 -0700
  • Arcelia Magaña
    signed 2015-05-04 22:52:12 -0700
  • Paolo Esguerra
    signed 2015-05-04 22:49:01 -0700
  • Stephanie Chang
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  • Chelsea Boceta
    signed 2015-05-04 22:45:47 -0700
  • Angela Yip
    signed 2015-05-04 22:25:32 -0700
  • Emily Neidhart
    signed 2015-05-04 22:14:08 -0700
  • Lianne Laguitan
    signed via 2015-05-04 22:09:52 -0700
  • Guadalupe Carrasco
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  • Erin Cronin
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-05-04 21:45:12 -0700
    Sign the petition: San Diego USD - Ethnic Studies Petition
  • Erin Cronin
    signed 2015-05-04 21:44:18 -0700
  • Fernanda Rodriguez
    signed 2015-05-04 21:43:48 -0700
  • Asia Thompson
    signed 2015-05-04 21:34:48 -0700
  • Samantha Prado
    signed 2015-05-04 21:32:10 -0700
  • Mauro Soria
    signed 2015-05-04 21:23:27 -0700
  • Jereme Umali
    signed 2015-05-04 21:13:14 -0700
  • Elva Salinas
    signed 2015-05-04 21:09:41 -0700
  • Sheryl Anne Testado
    signed 2015-05-04 21:08:56 -0700
    IMPLEMENT ETHIC STUDIES!!! I FULLY SUPPORT THIS MOVE!!!!
  • James Mamuyac
    signed 2015-05-04 21:07:43 -0700
  • Aremi Lopez
    signed 2015-05-04 20:25:19 -0700
  • Edward Nadurata
    signed via 2015-05-04 20:14:37 -0700
  • Hugo Gonzalez
    signed 2015-05-04 20:05:12 -0700
  • Tristan E Baltazar
    signed via 2015-05-04 19:44:34 -0700
  • Evangelina Jones
    signed 2015-05-04 19:37:13 -0700
  • David Morales
    signed 2015-05-04 19:35:13 -0700
  • Judith Zapuen
    signed 2015-05-04 19:31:43 -0700
  • Natalia Skolnik
    signed 2015-05-04 19:27:20 -0700
  • Maria Mora
    signed 2015-05-04 19:23:42 -0700

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