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Advisory Committee Meeting Dates for 2019-20

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 December 4
 April 8
All meetings will be held in the Grafton A Room at the district office
and childcare will be provided in our staff room. 
Classes Offered in 2018-19

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You can click on the subject to see the course description.
  1.  Chicano Studies
  2.  Multicultural Literature
  3.  Race and Social Justice in US History
  4. Art and Culture
  5. PUENTE English 9
  6. PUENTE English 10

Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee

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Mission Statement

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In WJUSD, Ethnic Studies is the critical and interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity and indigeneity within and beyond the United States. Our Pre-K to 12th grade curriculum must encompass multiple points of view that reflect the diversity of all of our students including race, ethnicity, sexuality, ability, gender, class etc., with a focus on the experiences and perspectives of people of color. Through our Pre-K to 12th grade course work, students will be supported to develop and utilize a critical lens to see the world and their role as an active citizen in a global society.


WJUSD Ethnic Studies Standards

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In WJUSD, Ethnic Studies courses that fulfill the graduation requirement will:
  • Be centered on the experiences of historically marginalized communities
  • Critically examine concepts such as race, class, gender, and sexuality in relation to power, political systems, social structures, and social justice movements
  • Require students to engage in critical and meaningful dialogue that leads to an understanding of self and society and the connections between the two
  • Empower students to advocate and become agents of social transformation by developing community responsive efforts that address the needs of the community and the world
Committee Meeting Information for 2018-19

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December 4


April 8