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

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  • Nicole Lucero
    signed via 2015-05-04 09:50:48 -0700
  • Liesbeth van den Bosch
    signed 2015-05-04 09:47:08 -0700
  • Patricia Ornelas
    signed 2015-05-04 09:38:17 -0700
    In support of ethnic studies curriculum. The need for her/history to be taught is integral to our youths education.
  • Dianna Ratsamy
    signed 2015-05-04 09:36:36 -0700
  • Arturo Delgado Murillo
    signed 2015-05-04 09:34:54 -0700
  • Raquel Liera
    signed 2015-05-04 09:31:19 -0700
    Por un mundo educado!
  • bartolome perez
    signed 2015-05-04 08:59:46 -0700
    Un pueblo educado, es lo ideal, pero los gobiernos no les conviene, ,, lucha por tu educación jóvenes.
  • isidro ortiz
    signed 2015-05-04 08:45:28 -0700
    Adelante!
  • aura licea
    signed 2015-05-04 08:40:01 -0700
  • adrian arancibia
    signed 2015-05-04 08:13:56 -0700
  • Eveline torres
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-05-04 08:13:48 -0700
    Sign the petition: San Diego USD - Ethnic Studies Petition
  • Marco Amaral
    signed 2015-05-04 08:13:40 -0700
    Ya Es Hora!
  • Kelly Flores
    signed 2015-05-04 08:13:29 -0700
    Its time!!
  • Eveline torres
    signed 2015-05-04 08:12:31 -0700
  • Aldo Chavez
    signed 2015-05-04 07:29:43 -0700
  • Juan Camarena
    signed 2015-05-04 07:29:10 -0700
  • Gabrielle Hines
    signed 2015-05-04 03:20:42 -0700
  • Rudy Rocha
    signed via 2015-05-04 03:15:29 -0700
  • Cecile Veillard
    signed 2015-05-04 01:04:37 -0700
    Should’ve already been a law a long time ago! Let’s demand that our schools teach kids a richer world history!
  • Angelica Maldonafo
    signed 2015-05-04 00:12:47 -0700
  • megan ryan
    signed via 2015-05-03 23:35:02 -0700
  • Stephanie Jimenez
    signed 2015-05-03 23:12:32 -0700
  • Justin Akers Chacón
    signed 2015-05-03 23:07:20 -0700
  • Mark Leo
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-05-03 23:00:20 -0700
    Sign the petition: San Diego USD - Ethnic Studies Petition
  • Mark Leo
    @HisaysMark tweeted link to this page. 2015-05-03 23:00:17 -0700
    Sign the petition: San Diego USD - Ethnic Studies Petition http://www.ethnicstudiesnow.com/sdusd?recruiter_id=34486
  • Mark Leo
    signed 2015-05-03 22:59:56 -0700
  • Cynthia Gonzalez
    signed 2015-05-03 22:48:22 -0700
  • olivia Light
    signed 2015-05-03 22:03:42 -0700
  • Raquel Montgomery
    signed 2015-05-03 21:10:56 -0700
  • jose zarate
    signed 2015-05-03 20:19:07 -0700

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