While one ethnic studies program struggles, another potential program has just won support.
The student senate at the University of Washington has voted to support the establishment of a Pacific Islander Studies major, reports The Daily
The resolution was introduced by the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and the Pacific … Read more
By Sarah Jackson
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.
The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … Read more
Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.
The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.
According to the group’s … Read more
By Cathy Sun
Almost 50 years after the Third World Liberation Strikes of 1968, students at San Francisco State University are celebrating the Asian American movement and identity through Stomping Grounds, a one-night multimedia event. A series of projections, posters, and photography will recall the struggle of former students who fought for … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
With little fanfare, Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed a bill requiring every school district and charter school to offer an ethnic studies class in high school.
The bill becomes effective in the 2020-21 school year, giving … Read more
In a bit of irony, the nation’s first Ethnic Studies program in the country is facing significant budget cuts while a … Read more