CFER and the ACR Project Urge the U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Grutter and Reverse Lower Courts’ Rulings in the Harvard and UNC Racial Discrimination Cases

For Immediate Release May 10, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 10, 2022- On May 9, 2022, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), represented by the American Civil Rights Project, filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, supporting Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) in its challenge to the race-based admissions policies of Harvard and UNC. In the…

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CFER Opposes Senator Leyva’s Anti-Parent Comments at the California Education Senate Committee Hearing on A Parental Review Bill

For Immediate Release April 28, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – April 28, 2022- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) condemns the disparaging remarks made by California State Senator Connie Leyva (SD 20) at the April 27 Senate Education Committee hearing on SB 1045. In an attempt to whip opposition votes against the bill which would have granted parents access to…

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CFER Condemns the Baseless Lies and Smears by SDUHSD Superintendent and the Biased Media Reporting

For Immediate Release April 25, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – April 25, 2022- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) firmly opposes the inflammatory and untruthful narrative promoted by San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Superintendent Dr. Cheryl James-Ward and biased media reporting. In response to her initial remarks that stereotyped Asian students and her continued refusals to take responsibility,…

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Action Alert in San Dieguito Union High School District

Demand Change and Accountability at the 04/20 Board Meeting Dear San Dieguito parents, community members and concerned citizens, The San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Board of Trustees will discuss “Tolerance and Understanding” (Agenda Item #8b) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI, Agenda Item #8c) at its upcoming Wednesday (04/20) regular board meeting. Please attend this board meeting and…

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Action Alert in San Dieguito Union High School District

Demand a Special Board Meeting to Address Dr. Cheryl James-Ward’s Comments and Community Concerns Dear San Dieguito parents, community members and concerned citizens, In light of unfolding developments following questionable comments made by the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Superintendent Dr. Cheryl James-Ward recently, the Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) calls upon all SDUHSD community members to…

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CFER Urges the San Dieguito Union High School District Board to Discontinue Divisive, Race-based Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

For Immediate Release April 13, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – April 13, 2022- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) issues the following statement to request that the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Board of Education re-evaluate its current programs related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and promptly discontinue all divisive, race-based trainings, including various DEI initiatives. We…

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Action Alert in San Dieguito Union High School District

Stand Up to Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward’s Inflammatory Bigotry Against Chinese Americans and Merit Dear San Dieguito parents, community members and concerned citizens, On this Monday, April 11, 2022, the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) hosted a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training program, in which the new superintendent Dr. Cheryl James-Ward gave some blatant remarks smearing the district’s…

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Action Alert: Join the Movement against Race-Conscious College Admissions by Harvard and University of North Carolina

Dear Asian-American parents, community members and concerned citizens, For decades, elite American higher education institutions have utilized de facto quotas, odious stereotypes and higher standards to limit Asian-American enrollment in their undergraduate programs. In the names of equity and representation, top colleges and universities have harshly penalized an inherently diverse and dynamic group of students. Setting this corrosive trend of…

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CFER Joins a Diverse Group in Signing the Civics Alliance’s Open Letter Rejecting the Civics Secures Democracy Act

For Immediate Release April 4, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – April 4, 2022- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) has signed the Civics Alliance’s open letter opposing S. 879 “Civics Secures Democracy Act,” a federal bill that would covertly politicize civics education. If passed, the legislation would ensure funding for Critical Race Theory (CRT) and “Action Civics” in schools across…

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CFER Urges San Diego State University to Restore Professor Corlett’s Right to Teach His Courses on Critical Thinking and Racism

For Immediate Release March 30, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – March 30, 2022- On March 30, 2022, Frank Xu, president of Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), sent an official letter to Dr. Adela de la Torre, president of San Diego State University (SDSU) to oppose the university’s unfair treatment of philosophy professor J. Angelo Corlett. In it, CFER also…

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