The Diverse Coalition Opposing Critical Ethnic Studies Grows to Welcome the Latino American Political Association

For Immediate Release July 29, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – July 29, 2021-On July 29, 2021, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), on behalf of 28 partner organizations, sent an official letter to the California State Senate, opposing AB101— the state mandate for ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement. Our broad-based alliance includes prominent national and regional groups,…

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CFER Joins the Orange County Board of Education, A Diverse Expert Panel and the Public in a Historic Event on Ethnic Studies and Critical Race Theory

For Immediate Release July 28, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – July 28, 2021- On July 27th, the Orange County Board of Education (OCBE) hosted a timely board meeting to discuss educational topics pertaining to California’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) and critical race theory (CRT). Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) joined the OCBE trustees, four other experts and Orange…

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CFER to Join the Orange County Board of Education in a Special Public Meeting on Ethnic Studies and Critical Race Theory on July 27

For Immediate Release July 21, 2021 San Diego, CA – July 21, 2021– The Orange County Board of Education (OCBE) will hold a public meeting on July 27, 2021 to inform the public and stakeholders on educational topics pertaining to California’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) and critical race theory (CRT). Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) will join the…

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CFER Releases A Special Report on Four Trends of CRT in Public Education

For Immediate Release July 16, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – July 16, 2021- On July 15th, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) published a special report titled “CRT in Action: A Summary of Case Findings.” Built upon dozens of case submissions to CFER’s CRT Tip Line, this timely publication examines real-time implementation of policy mandates, programs and curricular in public…

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CFER July 8th Public Forum on CRT: From Theory to Practice

On Thursday, July 8th at 5:30 PM (Pacific Time), Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) will host a virtual forum featuring three distinguished speakers on the topic of critical race theory (CRT). Dr. Erec Smith, Co-founder and Co-editor of Free Black Thought, Writing Fellow for Heterodox Academy, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, York College of Pennsylvania, and author of the 2020…

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Action Alert in SDUSD: Voice Your Opposition to Public Spending on CRT, Anti-Racism and Ethnic Studies for All

Dear SDUSD parents, educators and concerned citizens, This Tuesday (06/22), San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) Board of Education will hold a public hearing and vote on its 2021-2 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  As evidenced in CFER’s recent analysis, the proposed LCAP, at a steep price tag of over $77 million, is featured by non-educational goals to infuse ethnic…

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CFER Calls Upon SDUSD Parents to Attend the 06/09 Rally Protesting SDUSD’s $77 Million Proposal to Promote Critical Race Theory

For Immediate Release June 8, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – June 8, 2021- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), in collaboration with local parent groups, will hold a rally at 4pm on Wednesday, June 9 in front of the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) Board of Education building to protest the District’s proposal to propagate critical race theory (CRT)…

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A Diverse Coalition of 18 National and Regional Organizations Urge the California State Assembly to Reject Critical Ethnic Studies

For Immediate Release May 27, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 27, 2021- On May 26th, 2021, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), on behalf of 17 partner organizations, sent an official letter to the California State Legislature, opposing AB101— the state mandate for ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement. Our broad-based alliance includes prominent national and regional…

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CFER Urges the California Department of Education to Consider Overwhelming Public Opposition to the Draft Mathematics Framework

For Immediate Release May 24, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 24, 2021- On May 19th, 2021, the California Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) held a public meeting on the Draft 2021 Mathematics Framework. Disregarding overwhelming public opposition to the framework’s narrow ideological underpinnings and anti-merit component, the IQC concluded the hearing with recommendations for the California Department of Education (CDE) to…

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