CFER Welcomes the Important Decision by The U.S. Supreme Court to Consider the Harvard and University of North Carolina Cases and Settle Race Consciousness in College Admissions

For Immediate Release January 24, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – January 24, 2021- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) welcomes and applauds the timely decision by the United States Supreme Court to hear Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and SFFA v. University of North Carolina, et al (UNC). It is a right step towards setting up actionable and realistic…

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Action Alert Regarding the 01/19 Castro Valley Unified School District Board Meeting

Voice Your Opposition to Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Dear Castro Valley Unified parents, community members and concerned citizens, On this Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 5pm, the Castro Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) will hold a board meeting, in which the board will vote on an agreement for Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (LESMC) Institute Professional Development Series (Item…

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Calming the waters in the San Dieguito Unified High School District

A letter from Stuart H. Hurlbert, San Diego State University Californians for Equal Rights Foundation, January 15, 2022 https://cferfoundation.org/sduhsd011522/ https://cferfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Calming-the-waters.pdf AUTHOR’S NOTE: This letter concerning the politicization and racialization of schools in this district was initially widely distributed to, among others, the school district superintendent, the district’s board of directors, the principals and assistant principals of all schools in the…

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Victory! The State of California Removes the Aztec and Ashe Prayers from Its Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum

For Immediate Release January 14, 2022 SAN DIEGO, CA – January 14, 2022- On January 14th, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), along with three San Diego parents, reached a settlement agreement with the State of California, the California Department of Education (CDE), and the State Board of Education (SBE), in response to a lawsuit filed on September 3, 2021.…

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Dramatic Inappropriateness of an ADL-SDSU Alliance

Stuart H. HurlbertProfessor of Biology Emeritus, San Diego State University, Californians for Equal Rights, August 16, 2021 (Updated January 12, 2022) https://cferfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/2021-InappropriatenessADL-SDSUAlliance.pdf [AUTHOR’S NOTE: In the Spring of 2021, the San Diego State University administration announced plans for an SDSU alliance with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to deal with antisemitism. Such an alliance seemed to me, based on my extensive…

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CFER 2022 New Year Resolutions: Keep on Keeping on

CFER is now officially in its second year of existence, as a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting equality, freedom, and merit for all Americans, regardless of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin.  While 2021 ended on a high note with solid progress in policy monitoring, voter education, research initiatives, legal advocacy and media outreach, we aspire for 2022 to be a more…

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Kudos to “Coaches for Racial Equality”

Kudos to “Coaches for Racial Equality” Stuart H. Hurlbert Professor of Biology Emeritus, San Diego State University Californians for Equal Rights, January 5, 2022 https://cferfoundation.org/kudos2cfre/ https://cferfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Kudos2CFRE.pdf AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following letter was sent to Michael Brunker on November 3, 2021 congratulating him and Coaches for Racial Equality (CFRE) (1) for their role in trying to resolve a conflict between two San…

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Action Alert on the 01/05 Orange County Board of Education Meeting: Show Your Support for the Adoption of White Paper on CRT and Ethnic Studies

Dear Orange County parents, community members and concerned citizens, On this Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 5pm, the Orange County Board of Education (OCBE) will hold a public meeting, in which the board trustees will vote on a white paper on critical race theory (CRT) and ethnic studies (Item #8). Please show up at the board meeting at 200 Kalmus…

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CFER and The ACR Project Urge the U.S. Supreme Court to Consider the University of North Carolina Case and Review Race Consciousness in College Admissions

For Immediate Release December 15, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – December 15, 2021- On December 8, 2021, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), represented by the American Civil Rights Project (the ACR Project), filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, in support of the petition for writ of certiorari before judgment of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA)…

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CFER Opposes the Biden Administration’s Support of Harvard’s Perpetuation of Race-Preferential Admissions

For Immediate Release December 9, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – December 9, 2021- Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) issues the following statement to condemn the Biden Administration’s unjustifiable endorsement of racial preferences and racial balancing in college admissions. As an organization that filed an amicus brief in support of SFFA’s certiorari petition to the Supreme Court in March, 2021,…

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